The Corner

Re: Industrial Policy Here We Come

From a reader:

Jonah –

In President Eisenhower’s famous farewell speech warning about the

“military-industrial” complex, he also warned about how excessive

government funding of the “scientific-technical” elite would skew the

process by which innovation occurs.*  I’ve heard the quote about the

former over and over for the last 25 years, ever since high school.  It

was only in the past year, after a post on the Corner, that I got “the

rest of the story” on Eisenhower’s warning.  It’s scary and eerie what

the information gate-keepers try to force-feed or starve us of (a point

your Liberal Fascism makes very well).

* the quote comes one paragraph below the military-industrial reference

in the text.

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