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Sandy and the Failures
of Blue-Statism

Wall Street Journal, by William McGurn

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 11/6/2012 9:58:18 AM

Judging from their numerous appearances on our TV screens, Michael Bloomberg and Barack Obama have come through Hurricane Sandy just fine. The same cannot be said for their brand of governing. Of all the vulnerabilities exposed by this storm, the biggest hit may have been to Blue State Liberalism. (Snip)The silliness of those episodes speaks to a serious point about the great vulnerability of 21st-century American liberalism: an inability to set the priorities necessary for good government. As a result, government grows both bigger and less capable, especially for people who do not have the resources to fund other

Blue State Liberalism fails to create "sustainable lower middle class prosperity" in our biggest cities. Yes! And yet they trumpet that they are the advocates for and saviors of that very class, which includes the minorities they court for votes.

A well-reasoned essay worth a read.


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