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.