Big government and corruption

April 21, 2009 2:11 PM

Dan Mitchell, in a video for the Centre for Freedom and Prosperity, makes a powerful case that big government breeds corruption.  The same thing is going on here, the sort of dodgy lobbying that Dispatches discussed this weekend is the result of Government decisions becoming so economically important, in terms of the money they spend and the regulations they put in place, that it is worth spending a fortune - or even breaking the law - in order to ensure they go your way:




Dan Mitchell, in a video for the Centre for Freedom and Prosperity, makes a powerful case that big government breeds corruption.  The same thing is going on here, the sort of dodgy lobbying that Dispatches discussed this weekend is the result of Government decisions becoming so economically important, in terms of the money they spend and the regulations they put in place, that it is worth spending a fortune - or even breaking the law - in order to ensure they go your way:




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