Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine
purports to be an exposé
of the ruthless nature of free-market capitalism and its chief
recent exponent, Milton Friedman. Johan Norberg, a Cato Institute
Senior Fellow points out that many of the actions for which Klein
would like to credit Friedman … Friedman actually opposed.
Norberg dissects the Shock Doctrine in his new paper, “The Klein
Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Polemics