"They both seem like good people and I hope they’ll kiss and make up. I don’t even mean that in a dirty way. Much."But heck, I'd take that in a minute over Tom Friedman's fantasies!
Powerline: "Thomas Friedman wishes that our democracy worked as well as China's dictatorship. He thus fantasizes about the U.S. being "China for a day.""
Jonah Goldberg: "China’s got us beat, suggests Friedman, because its leaders aren’t hung up on democracy, checks and balances, or any of the other dusty old impediments found in the American system. Friedman has proclaimed his envy for China’s authoritarian system countless times. It’s why he titled one of the chapters in his book “China for a Day.” The idea — he calls it his “fantasy” — is that if we could just be China for a day, the experts could impose by diktat what they cannot win through democratic debate."
So there is your choice. The School Boy's fantasy....or the School Headmaster's Fantasy.