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Progressive Politicians Are Regulating Their Own Projects Into Oblivion

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
From The Right
Lex Villena; Fabrice Loyola
OPINION

George McGovern, the Democratic Party's 1972 presidential nominee, was a liberal icon. During many years in political office, including as a U.S. senator from South Dakota, McGovern successfully championed loads of regulations, taxes, and mandates in the name of the public good. But as a businessman, he was held back to the point of failure by the same sorts of burdens he had once earnestly promoted to achieve lofty goals.

For today's most overzealous politicians, McGovern's story is worth retelling.

In 1988, seven years after leaving the Senate, McGovern took...

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