Reich: The Hollowing-Out of Government

Thanks to my friend Bob Rohr for pointing out this great piece by Robert Reich.  Reich documents how the GOP systematically underfunds and undermines our ability to do the things we have agreed need doing.  (Then they have the temerity to complain about how government isn’t working.  They promise ineffectiveness and they deliver it!)

For example, the West, Texas explosion was thoroughly preventable, if we had only funded OSHA inspections adequately.  That neglect – by design on the part of the GOP – cost lives.

Here’s Robert Reich: