"The deal used to be that civil servants were paid less than private sector workers in exchange for an understanding that they had job security for life. But we politiciansâ€”pushed by our friends in laborâ€”gradually expanded pay and benefits . . . while keeping the job protections and layering on incredibly generous retirement packages. . . . [A]t some point, someone is going to have to get honest about the fact."
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