Sunday, December 14, 2014

Fwd: Government

'Intellectually undemanding progressives, excited by the likes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — advocate of the downtrodden and the Export-Import Bank — have at last noticed something obvious: Big government, which has become gargantuan in response to progressives' promptings, serves the strong. It is responsive to factions sufficiently sophisticated and moneyed to understand and manipulate its complexity....

This, Kotkin believes, reflects the "growing alliance between the ultra-wealthy and the instruments of state power."



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