Friday, September 19, 2008

The Evils of Regulation, Vindicated

Thank you, Ronald Reagan, for your refusal to live in the real world. Thank you, Alan Greespan, for sleeping through your job. Thank you, free-market Bacchae, for your blind eviscerations of the delicate regulatory structures on which our economic system depended. And thank you, George Bush, for once again breaking the toy Daddy gave you. Faith in the ideology of greed has been vindicated. The result of your undimmed decades of predation shines forth radiantly in the new sepulchre of our future, fashioned so hastily and so late by people who never gave two good goddamns about the people being ground down by those predations all these long, wasted years gone by. Hope your golden years are better than this:


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