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Thursday, May 14, 2009

A Tincture of Lawlessness

Excellent article by George Will on the deep corruption and disdain for law that characterizes Obama's economic programs. A couple of quotes:
The Obama administration is bold. It also is careless regarding constitutional values and is acquiring a tincture of lawlessness.

The Obama administration's agenda of maximizing dependency involves political favoritism cloaked in the raiment of "economic planning" and "social justice" that somehow produce results superior to what markets produce when freedom allows merit to manifest itself, and incompetence to fail. The administration's central activity -- the political allocation of wealth and opportunity -- is not merely susceptible to corruption, it is corruption.
Read the whole thing here.