Monday, February 27, 2017

Big Government on the Sly

In his 2014 book "Bring Back the Bureaucrats," [John J. Di Iulio]  argued that because the public is, at least philosophically, against "big government," government has prudently become stealthy about how it becomes ever bigger. In a new Brookings paper, he demonstrates that government expands by indirection, using three kinds of "administrative proxies" -- state and local government, for-profit businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

Read the rest of George Will's column here.

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