One of the most-nauseating features of government is how politicians and bureaucrats impose lots of restrictions on ordinary people, yet then officially or unofficially create exemptions for themselves.
- Bill and Hillary advocating for higher death taxes, but then rigging the system so they could avoid that unfair levy.
- Elizabeth Warren sending her kid to private school while seeking to restrict better education for other people’s children.
- Bureaucrats at the OECD getting tax-free salaries while urging ever-higher taxes for people in the private sector.
The coronavirus pandemic has created a new opportunity for the political class to flaunt its privileged status while stepping on the rights of ordinary people.
The Wall Street Journalopined on this issue today and noted plenty of elected officials have decided to exempt themselves from lockdown rules.
A good sign that a government policy is misconceived is that its most energetic promoters can’t abide by…
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