Our American System: A Logic Problem
Given: The surest way to business success is to eliminate competition.
Given: Government is an institutionalized system of redistributing wealth.
Given: American politicians are avowed capitalists, motivated by the same self-interested desires as other devout capitalists.
Given: Many laws are made to codify and enforce the profits of “politically connected” supporters, i.e., financial donors.
Therefore: The American political system is not, as many claim, “broken.” Indeed, it is functioning more efficiently and effectively than ever, satisfying the tenets of a capitalist system that cherishes consumption and acquisition above all else.
Cogitate and discuss.