It’s not that I think markets will always work perfectly. It’s just that they work so much better than the coercive solutions that are proposed by those who call me a “market fundamentalist.” ... What should we call people who seem to regard government as the solution regardless of the evidence? I propose the term “government fundamentalists.”
He then quotes Economist Jeff Hummel of the essence of government fundamentalism,
If markets don't work, have government intervene. If government intervention doesn't work, have government intervene further.
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