"...realism about the sociology of government and the logic of collective action. The theory’s explanatory and predictive power, Buchanan wrote, derives from its “ presumption that persons do not readily become economic eunuchs as they shift from market to political participation.”
From George F. Will, Balanced Budget Amendment, February 7, 2013
Ah, at last we have an explanation of Republicans in office. They merely exchange one form of aggrandizement for another.
Thank you, George.