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Is Edward Snowden a hero?
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Quote of the Day: Janet Daley
Submitted by Marcus on Mon, 2009-03-09 11:55
I grew up with the Left and what this looks like to me is a power grab: a seizing of the moment by the forces which always believed in state domination. The Left sees an opening here, first for telling a critical lie about the historical origins of this crisis, which was propelled as much by the Left-liberal determination to spread prosperity through easy credit to the poor, as by the greed of bankers. And then, out of the wreckage, to restructure the economy along the lines that it always wanted, complete with central controls over the pay levels in private financial institutions.
We are being led to believe that public debate should be all about economic mechanics when it should really be about political principle: just how many freedoms do we want to lose while governments pretend that they are the solution?
Janet Daley in the Daily Telegraph, naming the elephant in the room regarding Brown and Obama's policies. The left's new march towards international socialism.
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