How To Reboot the Government with Common Sense

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Reason.com—"The virus teaches us something. It's a wakeup call," says Philip K. Howard, the founder of the nonprofit Common Good and author of such bestsellers as The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is Suffocating America and The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government. "The reason it spread through the country is because public health officials were delayed by over a month while they waded through the red tape of Washington to get approvals to start testing." Howard is not a...

Abolishing common sense. Evidently, no policy, domestic or international, can be too foolish to find proponents among those who strive to become public policy celebrities.