Clinton's New Covenant? Thanks, But No Thanks

In "The crux for Clinton: following through" (News: Commentary & Analysis, Feb. 6), you seem to think the New Covenant is a reasonable vision of government. You quote from Clinton's State of the Union speech: "We should rely on government as a partner to help us do more for ourselves." As a middle-class American who voted for the GOP last November, I see nothing reasonable in that. This government "partner," with my other "partner," the state of Michigan, already takes 40% of my income.

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