Sunday, September 21, 2014

Three aphorisms from George Will's latest column:

[G]overnments are generally confident that their constituents need to be improved by spending the constituents’ money.

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[P]rogressivism’s default assumption . . . is that disinterested government has only the interests of “the people” at heart.

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Progressivism . . . is all about bringing to bear on society the fabulous expertise of a disinterested clerisy.