In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.
President Bill Clinton, January 27, 1996:
The era of big government is over.
President Barack Obama, January 20, 2009:
The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.