In the comments of this post, commenter Wally and I discuss the business feedback of profit and government feedback of votes.
Most of us make purchasing and voting decisions. Sometimes they are a little of both, like when you vote with your family on what’s for dinner.
The following are links to and excerpts from previous posts I’ve made quoting economists Thomas Sowell and Walter Williams, who do an excellent job of explaining why purchase decisions are a more effective feedback mechanism than voting.
The fundamental difference between decision-makers in the market and decision-makers in government…
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