Nickles on Washington

Last night retiring Senator Don Nickles (R-OK) was awarded with the Tax Foundation’s Public Sector Service Award. He had a great line about some of his Senate colleagues philosophy: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it stops, subsidize it.

Geoffrey Segal is the director of privatization and government reform at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He is also editor of Reason's Privatization Watch.