It's a good thing when politicians recognize that there are people out there who are less fortunate than the political class. But this empathy only does anyone any good if policymakers refrain from socialistic government schemes that make poverty worse.
This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Quinteros.
Gerardo Garibay Camarena is a Mexican writer and political analyst with experience in the private and public sector. He’s editor of Wellington.mx, author of two books—Sin medias tintas and López, Carter, Reagan—and a weekly columnist for many online news organizations. His new book is Cómo jugar al ajedrez sin dados, a guide to reading politics and understanding politicians.