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Which is to say, maybe the "carrot-and-stick" philosophy applied to local politicians by the federal level isn't the best way to ensure that the local population benefits from federal action.

More faulty "the state as a household" metaphors?

If you are not convinced, try it on someone who has not been entirely debauched by economics. — Piero Sraffa

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Aug 29th, 2012 at 05:43:10 AM EST
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