A Definition Of Government

During the October 2016 Republican debate Mike Huckabee offered a somewhat humorous definition of government.

As time goes by, often the context of the time gets lost. So, a setup to his comment may be necessary.

A military blimp in Maryland broke free from its mooring. The blimp was 242 feet long with a tether over 5,000 feet long.

As the blimp traveled to Pennsylvania at 43 mph, the tether, dragging the ground, tore through power lines, guard rails, and the like. At one point some 30,000 homes and businesses were without power.

Now, for Huckabee's pronouncement:

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