Ben Franklin: “We must hang together, gentlemen…else, we shall most assuredly hang separately.”
RABid: “Eww, collectivism!”
This was RABid’s response to a speech by Hillary Clinton where she said this:
“There is no greater force for economic growth than free markets. But markets work best with rules that promote our values, protect our workers and give all people a chance to succeed,” she said. “Fairness doesn’t just happen. It requires the right government policies.”
There are plenty of examples around the world of societies where the rich got richer on the backs of the poor – and none of them are very nice places to live for most people. The wingnuts want us to become one of those places, and in fact are taking steps to ensure it happens.