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Quotation of the Day…

Posted By Don Boudreaux On May 16, 2013 @ 11:21 pm In Politics | Comments Disabled

… is from George Will’s current column [1]:

Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness [2], and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing.  There was the spectacle of advocates of an ever-larger regulatory government expressing shock about such government’s large capacity for misbehavior.

As Thomas Sowell reminds us, reality isn’t optional.  And humans are always human – even when they sport gaudy titles and win their jobs by persuading a majority of some group of voters to cast votes for them rather than for a different cast of hubris-lathered, self-important ruler-wannabes.

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[1] George Will’s current column: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-obamas-tapped-out-trust/2013/05/16/4c50ff12-be5e-11e2-9b09-1638acc3942e_story.html

[2] the seriousness of lawlessness: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-irs-scandal-carries-echoes-of-watergate/2013/05/13/78f03660-bbf1-11e2-97d4-a479289a31f9_story.html

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