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Congress - Keystone of the Washington Establishment

Congress - Keystone of the Washington Establishment

By Morris P. Fiorina

Yale University Press, 1977, 105 pp.

A stimulating indictment of the role of Congress in perpetuating a triangle of self-interest: constituents want benefits at someone else's expense; Congressmen, seeking reelection, try to oblige; bureaucrats want growth for their agencies and accordingly provide favors for Congressmen. The general welfare is ill-served.