"This fire rates more than one alarm..."

Gus Van Horn discusses government corruption scandals, and hits on the much more fundamental issue of it all -- one that people must keep in mind when parsing such stories from the media:
"I find that concerns about corruption too frequently and easily distract from the real problem, which is that too many Americans regard theft as legitimate when performed by government officials in the name of central planning."
That's the crux of it. The moral rot of altruism-fueled central planning just attracts the rotters. Yes, Rod Blagojevich is certainly a criminal, but don't waste your time on him. Direct your efforts at that which makes things like him possible: government thievery by welfare statism.

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