“He makes the General Assembly look liberal, and that’s not easy to do.” College of Charleston Prof. Bill Moore, referring to South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford. Sanford had offered 163 budget vetoes totaling around $95 million. The legislature sustained only 10 of them for a $300 thousand savings. Good grief.
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.