Friday, January 22, 2010

Rants: A Confederacy of Judases

With the decision that the SCOTUS handed down yesterday, the curtain is pulled away and the Great and Powerful Oz is plainly revealed for all to see. Politics is nothing but Big Capital buying the services of Little Men, and now it's out in the open.

Don't think the fact that the unions are likewise released from all restraint represents some kind of equilibrium; the unions exist as an annoying pimple on the ass of corporate power. Both their wealth and their political clout have been in decline for decades.

In the future our politicians will be like our sports arenas: "Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the Sta-Free Maxipads Senator from the Great State of Massachusetts--Scott Towels!!"