Murphy’s free ride

Day 2 Murphy Week

Hopeworks Community

Without intending to or even being aware we are doing it we have given the Murphy Bill a free ride on an extremely critical core question: leaving aside for a moment all questions of values and moral issues the bill touches upon– can it work. Are the solutions they propose of a magnitude and type likely to effectively address the issues they cite on anywhere close to the level they say those issues need to be dealt with? The answer I believe is resoundly no. The Murphy Bill is a fraud. It is a bridge in Brooklyn or swamp land in Arizona being sold to people desperate for a solution.

The argument on Murphy in one sense has been very simple. It has been an arguments about morals and doing the right thing. Murphy, Torrey, and Jaffe have framed their bill as a valiant uphill battle against overwhelming odds to…

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