Sheldon Richman has some ideas about communicating economic principles to liberals in his new column at the Foundation for Economic Education. He's more optimistic about this matter than I am, but his strategy is worth a try. There's some interesting discussion on misconceptions about economics at the comments section at Free Association. Commenter Larry Ruane touches on something I've noticed myself- the tendency of some people to think of the economy as if it were a command economy or a giant corporation, with the federal government as CEO. Worth a look.