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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 10:56 AM

2. Fits right into the Republican's master plan to....

downsize and privatize our government that's taken so long to build......

Each and every event like this:

* diminishes the public's trust in government (thereby making citizens more open to no services or privatized services),
* diminishes government employee's dedication to their jobs,
* causes good government employees to lose trust and seek employment elsewhere. That loss of experience and expertise thereby further weakens the effectiveness of government programs and adds fuel to claims that privatization would be better,
* makes it easier for right-wing administrations to pass austerity budgets and implement rules that render agencies useless, and
* runs up the deficit so they can cut spending across the board on even more programs.

To Republicans, the resulting pain and suffering of our citizens is just collateral damage needed to accomplish their long-term goals.

Rant done......

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