At the End of the Progressive Rainbow: France, Chicago and the University of Missouri
April 15, 2016
Most people want some pretty basic things from the powers-that-be: Safety, freedom of movement and the opportunity to get ahead. Where these things prevail, people tend to be pretty happy. Where they don’t, people tend to be less so — and to vote with their feet when they have the opportunity.
USA Today’s Glenn Harlan Reynolds has a short but spot-on piece explaining why progressive policies usually lead to an exodus of people. It’s all about results. Liberal intentions may be good, but the consequences, unintended or not, are usually bad. You can read his essay here.