From slippery slope to vertical cliff
David Boaz of the Cato Institute has some great insight into the dangers of rapidly accelerating government encroachment in his column today. He particularly targets the unconstitutional powers recently granted to the Obama Administration’s pay czar.
Here’s the real kicker to his message:
It’s time for Americans of left, right, and center to say that this is not the economic system we want. If you still have warm feelings toward Obama and his good intentions, ask yourself this: Will you feel comfortable one day when the appointees of President Romney or President Palin are exercising unconstitutional, unauthorized, unreviewable authority to restructure the economy the way they see fit?