Scott Shackford on Our Scary Technocracy



Is President Barack Obama really unaware of what the National Security Agency's surveillance programs encompass or the growing disaster of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, or is he just looking to dodge criticism? Either answer demonstrates serious problems with an administration beholden to the precepts of a technocracy. For Halloween, Reason's Scott Shackford looks at the scariness of a government run by "top men," or rather, people who think they are.