Comment: I couldn't agree more

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I couldn't agree more

Too often people see some problem in society and just ASSUME that the government would/could fix it, as if the government is omnipotent and omniscient, as if the government isn't just some dudes hanging out in an office building! Even if the market couldn't solve these problems (it can), and even if the government was well-intentioned (it isn't), it still isn't capable of solving them. It's a monopoly outfit with no profit motive which externalizes its costs and is only subject to the "consumers" of its services once every couple years, so it's bound to be incompetent, worse than the most ineptly managed private firm.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."