Christian Josi is executive director of the American Conservative Union and an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

By Christian Josi

Drop the Microsoft Suit!

In all the din of pontification over every aspect of the Microsoft antitrust trial, the theory has arisen that the best way out of the case is for a mass settlement between Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice and the 18 remaining states-including Michigan-suing it. While both sides in the matter could make the argument that a settlement may be the most expedient path toward ending the thing, clearly the most courageous path would be for Attorney General John Ashcroft to drop the matter all together. … more