Why be a tax payer when you can be a tax spender?

The new American dream — “I want to be a crony.”

Crony Capitalism: An economy that is nominally free-market, but allows for preferential regulation and other favorable government intervention based on personal relationships. In such a system, the false appearance of “pure” capitalism is publicly maintained to preserve the exclusive influence of well-connected individuals.

A shorter definition of crony capitalism: A free market for me, but not for thee.

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