Ron Swanson, the (fictional) libertarian, Pawnee, Ind. Parks Department employee, will never win employee of the year.
It’s not that he’s lazy, it’s just that he doesn’t care, because Ron believes that government is practically useless.
If Ron Swanson were a real live person, he would first person to toast a big glass of scotch to the government shutdown, because he doesn’t think the government should exist anyway.
Here are his 12 most profound quotes about the government.
On the difference between America and China:
On how the government can learn from Chuck E. Cheese:
Ron has good ideas on what to do with the government:
A beautiful metaphor on how the government is like pig nipples:
On how the government should be run:
On government functions:
Ron on the perfect government employee:
This sums up his philosophy on the government perfectly: