Government Failure

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Government Failure

A situation in which government intervention leads to the inefficient allocation of resources. This is not the same as a government intervention leading to an unpopular result. A government failure may prove popular, for example, if it subsidizes local jobs at the expense of more efficient companies elsewhere. Examples of government failure include crowding out and pork-barrel spending.
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Alliance Party leader David Ford said the agreement did not offer the real change required to transform society, claiming the failure to agree a deal on the past was a moral and political failure.
Rustin, Randolph, and their acolytes share some of the blame for the budget's political failure, according to Le Blanc and Yates.
The political failure of the West to confront Assad gave him the green light to step up his campaign of barrel bombing (oil drums filled with TNT and nails, rolled out of helicopters) of rebel-held towns, forcing millions of people out of Syria, into refugee camps and ultimately the train stations of central Europe.
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It's a damning indictment of the political failure of successive governments, Tory and Labour.
I know that the government policies are ordered by Gruevski and his party but BDI and Ahmeti legitimized these policies and they should be held responsible for the political failure of this Government", announced Selmani.
Even the military victory, for which the Americans have paid a massive price in terms of finances, men and material, may go down as a political failure.
Today, the US political failure in the region is due to the existence of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution (Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei), the presence of the Iranian nation and awareness of the regional Muslim nations," Salami said.
Commenting on federal government's decision to deploy army in the Capital, he said army deployment in Islamabad under section 245 is the political failure of government.
The current crisis is a result of decades of political failure.
Such facts include, in addition to the economic and political failure of Ennahda's rule, the Muslim Brotherhood's collapse in Egypt, the setback suffered by the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey, and the dented position of Omar al-Bashir's Islamists in Sudan, who are facing growing difficulties in maintaining the unity of their own ruling party.
The opposition party further stressed that the current situation proves the economic and political failure of Bashir's government and renewed its call for a new national regime to realise a comprehensive peace, "full democratic transformation" and to implement an economic reform agreed by all political forces.