The Rahn Curve

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     Thanks to Daniel Mitchell.

    The Rahn curve shows the relation between size of government and economic performance. There is an optimum point beyond which more government “investment” and redistribution produces worse economic performance.  As the Libertarians like to say, “We told you so.”  If you want less of something, tax it.

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