As we now contemplate the significance of Mitt Romney's Gatorade and canned yams relief supplies that he is sending to the Jersey shore to curb the economic pain of starting over from scratch, Bredesen's response to Haslam's public largesse for Corrections Corporation of America is worth keeping in mind. This kind of dopey hypocrisy is symptomatic of the Right's view of government: when government must respond to public need, we can't trust it because we know government is a bunch of corrupt, free-spending incompetents who can't be trusted. On the other hand, those same incompetent, free-spending incompetents are just what the private sector expects and demands when it comes to opening up the public safe privatize public services. See Bill Haslam.
Some highlights from the Finding 1 of the Report: