Tim Carney: If you want bigger government, you need to side with big business

All too true. Big corporations have deep pockets to both deal with regulation and also to mitigate regs specific to that business. Small business, the bread and butter of the American economy, has no such luxury.

Government works “well” with large corporations because they will play ball. Small businesses don’t have the money to play ball and tend to be more scrappy and less compliant in general. Thing is, small business is where the jobs come from, mostly.

(From The Washington Examiner)

Big Business can afford the added costs of regulations. It can hire up the former senators as its lobbyists to tweak the rules. It can hire the former Food & Drug Administration Commissioners as its lawyers to work around the rules. And it will always get a disproportionate amount of the subsidies.

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