Yeah, I’ve always found the “government should be run like a business” argument to be fundamentally flawed and dangerous. After all, the explicit suggestion is that we become either an autocracy (in the case of private companies) or an oligarchy (in the case of publicly traded ones). Neither, I think, is particularly appealing. What’s more, people who make this analogy between government and business also rail against restrictions on freedom, and praise democracy.

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