By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of The Independent Review.
No single term aptly characterizes the vulgar essence of the fraud and corruption now rampant in the legislative process. The neologism merdecracy, along with its scatological subsidiary concepts, underscores the filthiness of current lawmaking practices.
Bureaucracy and GovernmentContemporary Legislative ActivityEconomyGovernment and PoliticsGovernment Waste/PorkLaw and LibertyPolitical TheoryPublic Choice
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