sp!ked review of books preview | How the government cynically lobbies itself

A system in which politicians fund their supporters who, in turn, expand their bureaucracies, comfortably fits the image of politics presented by public-choice theorists. The political elite has an incentive to transmit its message to the public via third parties because voters regard almost anyone as being more trustworthy than politicians. If the government’s message is relayed by ‘independent’ and ‘objective’ citizen’s groups, so much the better.

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