I had my chance at the last SEA meetings, where I presented my paper comparing elected and appointed property tax assessors while he watched front and center. He never said a word, which implies I had nothing worthy of insulting. My only saving grace is that I never heard him say anything in any of the sessions. This leads me to two possibilities:
- I had nothing worth insulting, but I had a lot of company.
- He was unwilling to speak for whatever reason, and I will never know if my work is worthy of a Tullock insult.