Heartland should use this letter from a group of liberal Democrats as a badge of courage and honor for their leadership in this area.
For the record, The Heartland Institute has contacted nearly all members of the Trump cabinet. Can any of you explain to me how this differs from the relationship the previous administration had with liberal advocacy groups?
Even if we assume that sclerotic bureaucracies are able to identify the ever-elusive “public good,” what incentive do they have to serve it and not their own ends? Progressivism and its crusaders simply never bothered to answer this fundamental question.