Sunday, February 27, 2011

A Values Question

Instapundit » Blog Archive » MICHAEL BARONE: Voting For The National Interest, Not Self-Interest. The recoil in 2010 against …: "A government intertwined with the private sector inevitably picks winners and losers. It allows well-positioned insiders to game the system for private gain. It bails out the improvident and sticks those who made prudent decisions with the bill.

Modest-income Americans think this is wrong. They want it fixed more than they want a few more bucks in their paychecks.
Traditionally, most Americans have opposed crony capitalism and corruption. But people in Washington have tended to misunderstand what’s behind this, interpreting it as a negotiating strategy rather than a values question.

Posted by Glenn Reynolds at 10:47 am"