The skinny on big government

Almost 20 years ago, Bill Clinton said “The era of big government is over.” He was lying, of course. But for a reason: To convince voters he wasn’t too dumb to grasp that painful experience over at least three decades had proved big compulsory bureaucratic state programs weren’t just wasteful but actively harmful. So why do politicians go on creating them in response to every problem, real or imagined? Click here to read the rest.