It was the “Big Idea” that couldn’t — and didn’t — pass in the Missouri legislature. The defeat of a bill calling for the creation of a heavily subsidized “Midwest China Hub,” or “Aerotropolis,” in St. Louis represents a clear victory for common sense and limited government. Government should stay out of the business of using taxpayers’ money to try picking economic winners and losers.
GUEST COMMENTARY: 'China Hub' plan for Lambert should be funded privately, not from tax dollars
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