Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on October 7, 2018

in Law, Virginia Political Economy

… is from page xvii of Geoffrey Brennan’s Foreword to the 2000 Liberty Fund reissue of Brennan’s and James M. Buchanan’s 1980 book, The Power to Tax:

[T]here is no point in constitutional rules if those rules only prevent wholly benevolent persons from doing good. And there is no point in constitutional rules other than majority rule if majority rule robustly ensures maximally desirable outcomes.


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