Opinion: Why Government Can't Run a Business

In a recent opinion column in The Wall Street Journal, business and financial history writer John Steele Gordon took a look at the government's track record in running economic enterprises.  His observations included:

  • Governments are run by politicians, not businessmen
  • Politicians need headlines
  • Governments use other peoples' money
  • Government does not tolerate competition

Please click here for Gordon's thought-provoking article.