Watch, as the folks who decry governmental regulation -- the self-described libertarians who either knowingly or unknowingly shill for the big-ass corporations, those Supreme Court protected entities -- demonstrate the fallacy of their malignantly narcissistic ideology and allow unfettered capitalism to take America down.
You don't have to be an expert to know that all those competing socio-political and economic philosophies are great on paper but fail utterly when put to use by their smarmy emissaries.
Because, as cleverly worded as they may be, as apparently rational as they sound in finally achieving what was thought to be previously impossible symmetry, they ultimately fail to take into consideration the reality of the very agents who constructed and who seek to implement them: that they're human.
And humans, as history mercilessly shows time and time again, are relentlessly, hopelessly flawed and prone to epic greed and highly contagious fear. Once those factors are introduced into the pristine environment of a twee socio-political theory, all those perfectly composed Utopian dreams collapse into painfully obvious psychological swindles.
But the people who espouse those philosophies, almost always swollen with arrogance and power like smug, strutting ticks, rarely show restraint. The misused and abused Founding Fathers, having observed all in the form of fatuous, dewlapped aristocrats, must have foreseen this possibility, and did all they could to build safeguards into the Constitution should such things occur.
And it worked. For a while, anyway.
Because while, certainly, people were as prone to greed and corruption in the 18th century as they are now, they did not have the tools available now to calculate probabilities at superhuman speeds, to sway opinion using far reaching and consciousness-penetrating media, to distract and confuse a citizen's purpose with culture-defining fetishes for gizmos and personality cults.
So now, the shallow approach to capitalism that, say a guy like Rand Paul speaks of, is absolutely discredited by the the most visible icons of libertarian/capitalist philosophies -- big oil, big pharma, big banking -- who have been exposed as the usurer pigs they really are, careless and gutless, destroying the environment and crushing livelihoods.
Of course they loathe regulation. They loathe any impediment to unfettered profit: democracy, morality, sanity. Behold the triumph of the unregulated.
The fucking bastards.
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