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Megan McArdle
Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes on economics, business and public policy. She is the author of "The Up Side of Down." McArdle previously wrote for Newsweek-the Daily Beast, the Atlantic and the Economist. She founded the blog "Asymmetrical Information." She has a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago. She lives in Washington.
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The Surprise Obamacare Ruling That Wasn't

Since the Halbig v. Burwell decision came down ruling that insurance subsidies could only legally be provided on state exchanges, there’s been a lot of outrage from the liberal commentariat.  Read more

The Fed Can't Lower Your Grocery Bill

What we’re seeing in this inflation debate is a sort of short circuit in the policy process that crops up from time to time: a disconnect between two different, and equally valid, understandings of what statistics are for. Read more

Obamacare Takes a Body Blow

Today's appeals court ruling on Obamacare is a potentially fatal blow to the administration's signature legislative achievement. Read more

Who's the Real Hobby Lobby Bully?

Here’s the most interesting thing to me about the long, loud debate over the recent Hobby Lobby decision: Both sides believe that they are having someone else’s views forcibly imposed upon them. Read more