"The government is inefficient," scream the Free Enterpriseists. "Let private enterprise do it."
And then they tell me that Bill Gates is actually a good guy because he gives money away through his foundation. (After stealing it in the first place with a ruthless business model... now happily falling apart.)
Well, let's see how OTHER Foundations are doing. (This is from FORBES, of all places.)
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Thursday, July 15, 2010
So in the corporate world, whistleblowers on corporate corruption are cheered. But in the military... they're arrested.
More than that. Conservatives say that the US-tortured prisoners in Guantanamo have no rights because "they target civilians." Turns out that the US army does the same thing! What a surprise!