Some Chicago Boyz know each other from student days at the University of Chicago. Others are Chicago boys in spirit. The blog name is also intended as a good-humored gesture of admiration for distinguished Chicago School economists and fellow travelers.
I can’t help but think that political ads would benefit enormously by using more humor even it coarsens the debate. I am not even sure humor does coarsens the debate. Humor often conveys the truth better than dry facts.