Tim Price: Too quiet on the western front
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November 19 2012

Commentary by David Fuller

Tim Price: Too quiet on the western front

My thanks to the author for his ever-interesting letter published by PFP Wealth Management. Here is the opening:
"SIR - I wonder whether you might have established some sort of record as the newspaper that most frequently tells its readers of its support for a smaller state whilst simultaneously endorsing candidates who espouse big government."

"SIR - Your endorsement of Mr Obama and his policies for a second term reminded me of Samuel Johnson's aphorism, that getting married a second time represents the triumph of hope over experience."

- Letters to The Economist from Richard Thoburn of London and Hal Carroll of Hell, Michigan, respectively.
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