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The Policy Of Unintended Consequences

By  Ben Shapiro
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One of the great lies of modern politics is that when a policy fails, it’s because someone just didn’t care enough. It’s a nostrum repeated frequently: If President Trump were to only care more about immigrant children, he’d find a way to unite them with their parents; if Democrats were to only care more about the homeless, they’d find a way to clean up Los Angeles and Seattle; if Republicans were to only care more about the sick, they’d find a way to bring down insurance premiums.

In reality, most failures are simply the result of unintended consequences.

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