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Politicians: Useless for Prosperity

05 Oct

Atlas, Supporting Taxes and RegulationsRoaming the world as a foreign correspondent for more than a decade, I was able to observe how a variety of vastly different nations organized themselves economically.

The inescapable conclusion was that no politician anywhere on the planet has ever actually created a rupee’s worth of prosperity.

Louis Rukeyser, “Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street” newsletter, Nov 96

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Posted by on October 5, 2009 in Foreign Policy, Politics

 

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