Water restrictions in the Great Lakes? Really?
The late Nobel laureate and economist Milton Friedman used to say “If you put the government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.” Similarly, if you put the government in charge of water distribution in the Great Lakes state of Michigan, you’ll face watering restrictions following one of the wettest springs on record.
[Letter to the Editor - Farmington Observer. Published 08/04/2011.]