"Name any environmental problem, and the answer is always the same: Increase the size of government."
Author: Brandon Middleton
A great article by Jonathan Adler on the problems of the environmental movement. Everyone wants a clean environment, but Adler points out why so many of us are skeptical of the green movement:
The environmentalist love affair with big government leads to counterproductive policies and alienates large portions of the electorate. Americans may support environmental protection, but they don’t support a massive, overweening regulatory state. If the only Green answer to ecological concerns is yet more government control of private economic activity, many Americans will turn away.
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