The Business Insider asks the question that is almost never asked.
An interesting detail from John Mauldin’s latest economic note:
The average federal worker makes $75,419 a year, while the average in the private sector is $39,751.
Somehow I doubt it. I think it has more to do with progressives giving taxpayer money away to other progressives, just like their progressive universities give honorary degrees away to other progressives.
Update: More details at Seeking Liberty.