Advocates for bigger government believe that government is the most efficient and humane provider of goods and services. The presidential election and ongoing debates in California illustrate this frightening phenomenon. Voters chose a candidate who has an undying faith in the power of government and, as Steven Greenhut observes, even the Republican candidate failed to clearly explain the most obvious lesson—why free enterprise is superior to government coercion. As for the Golden State, what do you call a bunch of lawmakers who seethe with hostility toward private firms and do little more than hatch plans to create new government programs?
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
Inspector General Michael Horowitz's Testimony on FBI Failures Should Be a Wakeup Call for the Media and the GOP
Republicans were wrong to side with the state on privacy issues, and the media was wrong to lionize anti-Trump G-men.
Privacy advocates have long warned about potential abuses. Will the mishandling of the Carter Page investigation change some minds?
No, but that's not stopping a litigious vegan from making his case.
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.