George Will writes about the

George Will writes about the Bush administration’s plan to put many government services up for bid, noting the success of this approach with the printing of next year’s budget. It is noteworthy that Al Gore’s “reinventing government” task force recommended competitive bidding for government printing years ago. The problem for the Clinton Administration was that, because the Democratic Party is utterly beholden to the public employee unions, such ideas could be advanced but could never be put into practice.