Advocates of big government never miss a chance to capitalize on a natural disaster writes Sheldon Richman. Even before the storm has passed, they will boast that without activist government, recovery would be impossible. Peddlers of this line ask us to imagine what life would be like today—in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy—without FEMA and the state and local emergency agencies. This, they say, is the condition to which opponents of big government would reduce the country.
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