Mitch Daniels -- Getting Whiggy

Mitch Daniels, former govenor of Illinois, understands Whiggery, especially when it comes to support for infrastructure.

From James P. Pinkerton of Fox News:

In June, Daniels told The Washington Post, “Building excellent public infrastructure is an appropriate role for government.” Such public construction, he explained, “enables the private sector to thrive.” Yes, the private sector. And then he used a term unfamiliar to most Americans: “Maybe this makes me more of a Whig.”

Read the original article below for an excellent discussion of the concepts.