Most of the press is in league with government, or with the status quo.
If you join government, calmly make your contribution and move on. Don’t go along to get along do your best and when you have to – and you will – leave, and be something else.
In Michigan, a liberal democrat raised taxes and kept their government programs at the same level. And guess what? Their economy continued into the toilet, it continued down.
Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
Under the administration of George W. Bush, you will recall, federal spending grew pretty significantly. At the same time, the number of people directly employed by the federal government shrank. One of the factors that explained the difference was contracting.