California’s ham-fisted war on pork offers some useful lessons
An intriguing feature of recent political life has been the sudden discovery by much of the American left of the virtues of federalism. Oh, there has been no conversion to the principle of subsidiarity, that decisions ought to be made at the levels closest to daily life. The leftists’ credo still calls for overruling the choices of their benighted fellow citizens regarding labor laws, voting procedures — virtually anything where outcomes can be dictated centrally.
Originally published: January 14, 2022
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post