Contrariwise, check out this interview with Friedman. It has two main positive features:
1) I agree with it, more or less. (Legalise all drugs; destroy the black market; make the war in Afghanistan at least not wholly untenable; have a big party.)
2) It’s hilarious.
On the other hand, Friedman as ever seems almost psychotically impervious to the real world.
“Interviewer: But with regard to crack, considering the fact that it’s very addictive and considering the fact that…
Friedman: That’s very dubious. It is addictive, but I understand from all the medical evidence that it’s no more addictive than other drugs. In fact, the most addictive drug everybody acknowledges is tobacco.”
“everybody acknowledges” is the killer.