By Lee Hamilton
Our political leaders must pragmatically make the sometimes uneasy co-existence of the market and government work. We have to wring duplication out of the bureaucracy and rigorously pursue efficient, effective, and accountable government.
It has been 35 years since Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural speech as President — the one in which he said, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” Over that time, hostility toward government seems only to have grown, led by politicians and embraced by millions of Americans.
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