From the publisher: Follow the laws, but fix them when they don't work
May 13, 2021
Consistency is a good thing, whether it’s parents applying rules to their children or elected officials following the law.
Inconsistency can mean children misbehave because they know they will sometimes get away with it. And inconsistency can allow elected officials to do what will politically please their constituents most of the time rather than what is right all of the time.
Such as those elected officials who clamor and pound the campaign trail, demanding that the Legislature “follow the law” and appropriate money for the Permanent Fund dividend under the formula adopted 40 years...