How Do You Sell Relief? D-R-O-U-G-H-T-A-I-D!


A front-page article in yesterday's Washington Post provides a fascinating short history of mission creep in federal agricultural disaster relief programs, which should be required reading in courses on public choice. While the whole thing's worth reading, you really get the essence of what you need to know in the headline: "No Drought Required For Federal Drought Aid."