ARTHUR BROOKS: The Anti-Government Straw Man. “I resist the conflation of the free enterprise agenda with the GOP. I would like to see the free enterprise culture embodied in the philosophy of both parties. Sadly, I see a lot of statist impulses on both sides of the aisle. . . . Congressman Ryan and I are not anti-government. On the contrary, we are looking for ways to stop the rapidly expanding state from destroying its own legitimacy.” Greedy politicians will ruin anything, if they’re given a free hand.