The Economics of Unholy Alliances: Bootleggers and Baptists | International Liberty

https://danieljmitchell.wordpress.com/2021/03/02/the-economics-of-unholy-alliances-bootleggers-and-baptists/

One message of the book is that politicians often have noble-sounding reasons for the things they do, but closer investigation usually reveals that interest groups are the real beneficiaries.

In other words, the phenomenon of bootleggers and baptists is run-of-the-mill government corruption, an example of “public choice” in action.

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