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The damage to the system is now so great (and Stelzer knows more than we do) that these über-pundits, these facilitators of the looting, have had time to coldly realize (or be coldly told by their masters), that it will be impossible to go on running the racket as before.

Their job now is damage limitation. Notice how

  1. it is pretended ultra-market financial capitalism did a great job spreading wealth, lifting up the poor, and making folks happy to live under it (expect soon the weeping and wailing over the socialist night under which all are groaning);

  2. it is pretended there is far more of an organized, entitled movement of rejection of ultra-market financial capitalism than in fact has ever had access to any other than marginal media and political movements (expect soon the stalking bogeyman of straw to be depriving, Stalin-style, the neo-libs of their right to free speech, association, business, breath).

Can the Stelzer change his spots?
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 12:43:34 PM EST
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He almost sounds like he's making an effort to avoid being the first against the wall.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:33:40 PM EST
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