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It is amazing how many people think that the government’s role is to give them what they want by overriding what other people want. – Thomas Sowell
More Sowell food for thought.
This quote seems particularly appropriate given that the socialists of the Democrat Party, as exemplified by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seem to be in full gear. The New Green Deal is one example: is Ocasio-Cortez’s assertion, that if we who fail to see global warming as a crisis fail to offer solutions that means she “is the boss.” (Oh lady. You and what army? Talk about playing with fire by people who do not know fire is hot.)
We know where giving people what they want by overriding what other people want ends? In the death camps of Nazi Germany, the GuLags of Soviet Russia, and the colectivos of Venezuela. And yet many people who think themselves the smartest person in the room insist of persisting in the stupidity of giving people what they want by overriding what other people want.