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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Ashrawi concluded by saying that Palestine will live on despite the difficult situation and the political failure of the consecutive generations.
Political failure is always relative, not absolute.
Climate change is a miserable political failure," Minninger concluded.
He was only trying to befool people by saying so and hide his political failure but informed section of society was well aware that Mr Sharif had now become a symbol of rigging in democratic system.
Destroying ISIS will make the ground for political failure of Al-Maliki and his sympathizers in Iraq and Kurdistan, and would be a beginning to determine the future of Iraq and reconsidering the national cooperation.
Be this incompetence or corner-cutting, a predictable disaster of PFIs or political failure, it sounds like cowboy workmanship was allowed to endanger children.
This is the background to the political failure to provide a level playing field, for not only agriculture and the uplands in Wales, but most other important industries.
Today, the absence of a president in Baabda is the biggest political failure, there is a great responsibility on all the MPs, and we must all attend the 37th session and elect a president.
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.
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.