Here in Missouri we know their names well. Emmet McGroarty, Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle of the American Principles Project have published a book, Deconstructing the Administrative State: The Fight for Liberty, which looks at the threat of unelected federal bureaucratic control, at least partially through the lens of the Common Core battle. Stanley Kurtz at National Review wrote a great piece on it which gives you the highlights if you can’t wait to read the whole book.
“Whereas critiques of the administrative state generally focus on history or law, McGroarty, Robbins, and Tuttle draw on their background to highlight the frustrating and sometimes ugly day-to-day politics of the administrative state, examining the state and local levels, as well as the federal.”
“McGroarty, Robbins, and Tuttle spotlight the administrative state’s assault on the constitutional authority of the states. Sad to say, vast swathes of state policy are now effectively controlled by anonymous federal technocrats…”
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