In a free market, businesses are in a relentless competition to improve products and satisfy the needs of the consumer. “A new test for pancreatic cancer? Great! Let’s be the first to get it to market.”
In the cozy world of government-business collusion, the state counts on the status quo existing far out into the future, for that’s the only way to preserve and plan out “the system.”
There’s got to be a good a movie plot in there somewhere.
Jonah Goldberg is the author of the new book “The Tyranny of Cliches” (Sentinel HC, May 2012).
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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