The first lesson of economics is scarcity. There is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics. When politicians discover some group that is being vocal about not having as much as they want, the “solution” is to give them more. Where do politicians get the “more”? They rob Peter to pay Paul.
After a while, of course, they discover that Peter doesn’t have enough. Bursting with compassion, politicans rush to the rescue. Neddless to say, they do not admit that robbing Peter to pay Paul was a dumb idea in the first place. On the contrary, they now rob Tom, Dick and Harry to help Peter.
To wit: Hillary’s
Leftist Fantasy “American Dream“.
“Responsibility”. She keeps using that word – I do not think it means what she thinks it means.
Debra Saunders retorts.
Scott Ott brings the funny.