Tuesday, December 29, 2009

A Radical Notion? Gridlock Makes For Good Government

A number of years ago, I agreed to be the campaign treasurer for a mayoral candidate who was a very nice guy and basically conformed to most of my political views. But that was not the only reason I supported him. The prior years had seen very active mayors who wanted to really get things done. Government grew and taxes rose with no noticeable benefit to the taxpayers. This candidate was perfect since I did not believe he would try to do much at all except maintain the status quo. This article brings back these memories.

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