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What, do you think this is a protest? Go ahead, make..

someones day. I don't really want to disrupt the powers that be of ET.

(I am a fairly regular ET reader and I never thought ET was a power or thought itself a power)

by IM on Fri Feb 4th, 2011 at 05:22:03 PM EST
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I think the reference to "the powers that be" is just asking whether there's editorial endorsement of an Op-ed. In particular, Jerome's.

Any Op-ed can be composed on-site and signed by those who wish to do so with or without editorial endorsement, but people feel it's a different matter to identify the signatories as "ET contributors" without asking for permission first.

Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Feb 4th, 2011 at 06:55:42 PM EST
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I never thought ET was a power or thought itself a power

Thought wrong.

We're a Legend in our own Mind.

LOL

People have written Letters to the Editor and Op-Ed pieces, Jerome for one, as a "contributor to" or "editor of" European Tribune with no vetting.  Back a couple of years ago a consensus was reached that people should get an OK (at least from Jerome who pays all the bills for this thing) before presenting themselves as speaking for "European Tribune."

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Feb 4th, 2011 at 07:23:44 PM EST
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