Monday, October 7, 2013

Living in a company town

T99 has been on a roll over at Grim’s with her posts on the ways the Administration is implementing the shutdown to make it as unpleasant as possible for the citizenry. One of her recent posts concludes with the best paragraph I’ve read on these kinds of tactics:

Frankly, the whole business underscores what a bad idea it is to get used to freebies from the feds.  Anytime they're in a bad mood, they can restrict access to make a point.  We should be working on making them as unessential as possible.