[ExI] Meta question again

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 15:25:02 UTC 2016

On 25 August 2016 at 16:06, Keith Henson  wrote:
> Regardless of how this election turns out, I think we mostly
> understand the reason for the rise of crazy in politics in the US.
> It's fundamentally rooted in the falling expectations of a large
> fraction of the population.
> http://www.vox.com/2016/8/24/12552602/breitbart-trump-explained
> Things like this simply would not have happened when the future was
> looking good.
> I.e., if we want less crazy in US politics, it take fixing the
> economic outlook for a large segment of the population.

Agreed. That is the ideal of government for the people. Not government
for bankers and corporations.
The growing inequality in the US is not going to change direction easily.


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