Former Congressman Lee Hamilton makes artful case for role of government

flag w white houseIn this guest column for The Herald News, Lee Hamilton eloquently reflects on our longstanding national debate about the role of government and why it’s not likely to be resolved any time soon. In the piece Hamilton writes that “In essence, government is a tool — it’s one of the ways that we as Americans meet the challenges that confront us, whether it’s fighting a terrorist attack or educating our children, safeguarding our retirement, undergirding commerce, and protecting the country’s natural treasures for everyone to enjoy. Government may not be the highest, broadest purpose of the nation, but most people recognize that without it, we cannot prosper.”

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