This Detroit News editorial focus on the generally unacknowledged, and perhaps unintended, consequence of government intervention, extending as far as putting domestic production at a competitive disadvantage.  Current government economic rescue initiatives may not constitute “central planning” with all of the economic inefficiency that entails, but that is not to say that the blunt hand of government does not extract a toll on business.

The Detriot News – Editorial: New manufacturing czar should head off unwise policies