Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.
Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.
You balance the budget by restraining the growth of government and encouraging the growth of the private sector.
I think the way things have been left after Iraq is that people won’t believe the Government of the day, so they have to know that lessons have been learnt and that all political parties and people, whether they were for or against the invasion of Iraq, have learnt lessons.