‘Big Government – Especially Big, Corrupt Government – Fights Back When it Feels Theatened’

FILE - In this May 22, 2013 file photo, Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lerner, the official at the center of the agency’s tea party scandal is retiring. Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status when she was placed on paid leave in May. While she was in charge, the agency acknowledged that agents improperly targeted tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status from 2010 to 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

…Government has, so far, stood up to everyone who came in promising to reform it, shrink it, or even make it perform with a modest degree of competence.  Stood up to them and backed them down and chased them out of town. It is tougher and meaner than anyone it has had to deal with. 


Vastly tougher than Barack Obama who retreats behind a pose of insouciance, as though running the government with a degree of managerial competence is much too pedestrian a role for him….


Scott Walker, on the other hand, seems actually to relish the role. And maybe even to enjoy the fight. The venomous quality of the attacks on him is pretty clear evidence that his enemies fear him…

They’ve had enough of the big vision stuff. Right now, they’ll take toughness and competence...(read more)

Weekly Standard

One Comment on “‘Big Government – Especially Big, Corrupt Government – Fights Back When it Feels Theatened’”

  1. agent provocateur says:

    Reblogged this on Nevada State Personnel Watch.

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