Wednesday, August 10, 2005 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

Let's Make Other People Pay for What I Want

Russell Roberts at Cafe Hayek translates what municipal broadband advocates really mean:

Significant numbers of voters would like to have politicians force a lot of other voters to pay for something they enjoy. Politicians often find this attractive as long as the numbers make sense. As a result, many politicians in various cities are proposing public funded broadband efforts.

posted by Ray Gifford @ 12:48 AM | Municipal Ownership