The outcry of government opponents has become fairly widespread around the country. The list of critics goes on and on, with some pointing their fingers and shouting “socialist!” without a nod. But what would these Americans say if they lost their mortgage tax relief, their Social Security benefits, or their state’s stimulus funds? They’d probably throw a tantrum to get it all back. What about the BP oil spill – a private company’s problem? According to critics, the White House didn’t respond quickly enough. So which is it? Big government or small government, or has logic just been lost in the political arena, now seemingly characterized by the blame game rather than problem solving?
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