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Monday, August 01, 2005

Gaurav's goat

The public sector should leave Gaurav Sabnis's goat alone. Gaurav writes:
You know what really gets my goat about the public sector entities? Not that they're inefficient. Not that they waste taxpayer's money. Not that they infringe on areas best left for private initiative and free market. All these things get my goat too, but what REALLY gets my goat about the public sector is the sheer hypocrisy. [Emphasis in the original.]
Gaurav goes on to illustrate public-sector hypocrisy by using the example of Doordarshan and cricket. It's a good post, read the full thing.

Should we initiate a public interest litigation to stop the public sector from messing with Gaurav's goat? I suspect that to achieve that objective we'd just have to abolish it. There are plenty of good reasons, besides that fine animal, to do so.

Note: I don't write often about goats, but cows are a different matter. Some posts on cows: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14.
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