We’re All Earmarkers Now

The American system of apportioning money from the annual federal budget has evolved to a scramble for earmarked money. Either you buy into it and have a representative powerful enough to get you your share or you get left out.

That’s the thesis of Dan Henninger’s column in the Wall Street Journal today. It’s a troubling piece to say the least. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a particularly good argument to refute the concept.

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