I thought that government shouldn't be wasting its time trying to pick winners?
So much for the Conservative party refusing to "pick winners"!
You try to pick winners, projects that will pan out.
None of these groups or individuals has a reputation for picking winners, however.
"Our country shouldn't pick winners on the Russian political scene."
If you're from Washington, you want to pick and choose winners.
"We just don't think at this point that the government should pick winners and losers."
In the 1970s, we used to talk about picking winners.
Any change in bank reform forces Congress to pick winners and losers.
The machine picked winners worth a $10 million prize in 1995.