The author of the “catch-phrase” article seems to have hit all the bases with one exception. The term “investment in America” doesn’t seem quite right, and probably began as a counter to the right’s advocacy (absurd in itself) of “running government like a business”. I have to admit being at a loss for a two- or three-word phrase describing what good government ought by all rights to be doing, which has been verbosely referred to as “using the common wealth to promote the common good”. Today’s conservatives find such a thing to be anathema–they see common wealth as an impediment to ambition and believe in no such thing as the common good.
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