How Big Government Destroys Democracy

Main St. Agenda by from The National Interest, March 5, 2014

In the Netflix series “House of Cards,” a bunch of corrupt politicians collude behind closed doors, using parliamentary tricks to rule against the interests of a population they disdain. Needless to say, the show has been a resounding hit in Washington, D.C., where real-life legislators have been using smoke and mirrors for years while ignoring the public interest.

But the real-life version is not entertaining. It’s a threat to the survival of our republic. Representative government depends on a return to limited government and the open legislative order we used to have in Washington.

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