Jonathan Jones Politics Page
Three characteristic faults of politicians
- Politicians believe that they know better than ordinary people.
- Politicians believe that changing the law changes reality.
- Politicians believe that market forces don't apply to government
Three political principles
- The way to find out what people really want is to watch what they do,
not to listen to what they say.
- You cannot control private behaviour, and should not even try.
- Economics is not a zero-sum game.