fantasy vs. reality

Free market capitalism is as much a fantasy as Marxism. And it’s fascinating to talk to people who believe in free markets — it’s exactly like talking to a Marxist — because when everything’s screwed up, it’s because it wasn’t pure enough; The free markets were a disaster because they weren’t free enough.

 – Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart is the author whose book became the movie Wag the Dog.

Quoted from The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos Video Podcast December 11 2008

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