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Government Employees as Parasites
To borrow an analogy from biology, if the parasites overwhelm the host, it is catastrophic for both the host and the parasites. (Which is why viruses aren't really trying to kill you, at least not quickly.) That analogy may be unfair; certainly not all government workers are parasites. Let's try this one: if the cowboy gets bigger than the horse, both the horse and the cowboy are in trouble.
There are many reasons for pessimism these days, but first on the list is the prospect that the growth of the public sector at the expense of the private may have become irreversible.
Blogger John Hinderaker cowering at Powerline Blog wonders "Are we Doomed?"
Actually Public Sector employment is down by 500,000, but in wingnutopia…...