Among the most popular buzz phrase panaceas for curing the majority of our society’s real or imagined ills is “level the playing field.” Promoted largely by media pundits, social engineers, chronic underachievers and those who believe in government as the solution rather than an avenue, this pie-in-the-sky philosophy is guaranteed to receive standing ovations on a campaign trail but is neither practical nor achievable in the real world.
Good government provides opportunity, not perfect equality
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