The Federal Government Is Broken: New at Reason

What if the remaining presidential candidates really all want the same things? They all offer essentially the same ideas couched in different words, writes Andrew Napolitano. The primary races have become mere beauty pageants largely based on personality and advertising. Our system of governance is so deep into the fabric of big government in the second decade of the 21st century that all the presidential candidates believe that most voters actually want the government to care for them. And all major candidates in both major political parties promise a federal government that can right any wrong, regulate any behavior, tax any event, solve any problem, and borrow unlimited amounts of money. What if, asks Napolitano, the federal government is just broken? 

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