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Lowering taxes and improving capital mobility will benefit them personally.

They will still be getting proportionally less of the benefits of economic growth than they would under more sensible policies.

They worship domination for its own sake, and are forever creating narratives that justify their violent and abusive impulses. There are different shadings between economic and religious fundamentalism, but the basic dynamic - which is the right to be violent and predatory to the weak, excused by some quasi-metaphysical nonsense about God or Manifest Destiny or the Invisible Hand - is common to all of them.

But why? What do they get from it?
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Jul 17th, 2007 at 08:31:53 AM EST
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