Broken government promises create civil disorder

posted by
July 18, 2011
Heartland Institute
by Eli Lehrer  
Posted in Commentary

"Much as the civil disorder spreading in Greece must disturb law-abiding people everywhere, it's not all that difficult to understand. It stems from dashed expectations and broken promises. For at least a generation, Greek governing coalitions, regardless of their stated ideologies, promised their citizens that government would provide them with jobs, housing, health care, and every other perk of a middle-class life." (07/18/11)

 

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