Lobbyists and CEOs will always have a free-market-sounding defense to make. Sometimes the defense will be legitimate. Frequently it will not. Libertarians need to probe those defenses, asking businessmen and their hired guns tough questions. Keep it up, says Timothy Carney, and perhaps one day the businessmen will start asking those questions of themselves.
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