Billion Dollar Bribe
By Bryan Caplan
Suppose you had a billion dollars to spend in Washington to advance liberty. What’s the biggest libertarian policy reform your billion could buy? How precisely should you spread your money around?
Remember: Many obvious strategies would lead to bad publicity and serious pushback. Your answer should take account of this feedback.
Extra credit: Suppose you had a billion dollars to spend in Washington to advance statism. How does the optimal strategy change? If there’s a big asymmetry, explain its source.