Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P. J. O’Rourke
Patrick Jake O’Rourke (November 14, 1947), known as P.J. O’Rourke, is an American political satirist and journalist. O’Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American Spectator, and The Weekly Standard, and frequent panelist on National Public Radio‘s game show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!. Since 2011 he has been a columnist at The Daily Beast.