The tea party is right, but it’s not [right] because we don’t need government. We need government to not be idiotic.
No one can say “go.” No one can use their common sense. Everyone has their nose in a rule book… but people have to be free to make decisions to balance different goals…The current political system has almost a conspiracy to argue about things that aren’t relevant.”
—-Phillip K. Howard, Common Good (on The Daily Show last night)