Greedy, capitalistic corporations. They caused the financial crisis and are destroying the American Dream. They’re preventing the curing of diseases. They’re endangering our environment and our national security. They’re even making our kids fat.
Or so too many people think, nearly enough for a voting majority that would fulfill de Tocqueville’s prophesy:
“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.” — Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Fortunately, to back safely and permanently away from the edge of the cliff, we need only allow for true capitalism to thrive and to replace the crony capitalism that so many people confuse it with. Crony capitalism feeds on greed. True capitalism and truly free markets, defeat it.
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