Regular Inkstain readers will no doubt be aware of my ongoing search for “the solution space” – public policy options that unite those with disparate views in search of solutions to thorny problems that can actually be implemented – that are robust to underlying political disagreements.
My friend Dave is pushing something in this regard that is both innovative and brilliant – starting at the local level, a bottom-up initiative to unite concerns that are both international and genuinely local:
I’d like to call on the Carrboro Town Council to ban waterboarding in Carrboro. We simply can’t have that kind of water wasting going on with this drought. No water for lawns, no water for suspected terrorists.
More on this win-win synergy here.