Sequester: Do Stubborn People Actually Win?

Is this what got us the Sequester?

What’s the Big Idea?

Do stubborn people actually win? Maybe the reason they take such an aggressive approach every time is that it works, says Steven Pinker. The Harvard psychologist, known for his argument that human language is an evolutionary adaptation, is convinced that the best way to get what you want is to be stubborn and even irrational.   click here for full article