We all want to be the best at something: the best athlete, the best musician, the best actor, the best whatever it is we've chosen to be.
Ever wonder how much time you waste doing things that don't need to be done?
Stop, slow, yield, merge, caution, curve, no passing, no left turn, no right turn, no U-turn, wrong way, do not enter, dead end, no outlet, pedestrian crossing, soft shoulder, slippery when wet, only this way, only that way, school, hospital, road work ahead.
In what for too long has essentially been a one-party state, you expect the dominant party to be – partisan.
You might wonder what kids are learning in school these days, but one thing's certain: it's not economics. Consider the widespread support for minimum wage hikes. It may seem like workers making the current minimum would be better off making more, but even a cursory consideration of the implications of raising the rate would give pause to a thinking person. Isn't moving up to a more responsible position the best way to secure a higher wage?