Wish I'd said that - August 31, 2016

economist, n. a scoundrel whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. – after Ambrose Bierce”

Daniel K. Benjamin in PERC Reports Vol. 17 # 5 (12/99) p. 16 [Bierce, himself one, had defined a “cynic” that way in his Devil’s Dictionary].