Argument: Big government spending helps poor less than tax cuts
Edward Glaesar. "The Case for Small-Government Egalitarianism." New York Times. January 13, 2009: "Libertarian progressivism distrusts big increases in government spending because that spending is likely to favor the privileged. Was the Interstate Highway System such a boon for the urban poor? Has rebuilding New Orleans done much for the displaced and disadvantaged of that city? Small-government egalitarianism suggests that direct transfers of federal money to the less fortunate offer a surer path toward a fairer America."