Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Recommended reading/viewing

  • Par for the course: a government agency tries to expand its power while established interests benefit. Katherine Mangu-Ward has the details.
  • Jacob Sullum explains why SuperPACs are good for democracy while the National Journal's Josh Kraushaar says that they appear to be producing more competitive elections. This is exactly what those of us who view money as free speech have been saying all along.
  • Yet another benefit of economic growth: shaking up the established political order. This also explains why efforts to isolate US enemies such as Cuba and North Korea are so misguided.

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