A Christmas Message From America’s Rich | | Rolling Stone

I fucking love Matt Taibbi.  Read this.

But citizens of the stateless archipelago where people like Schwarzman live spend millions a year lobbying and donating to political campaigns so that they can jump the line. They don’t need to make sure the government is fulfilling its customer-service obligations, because they buy special access to the government, and get the special service and the metaphorical comped bottle of VIP-room Cristal afforded to select customers.

via A Christmas Message From America’s Rich | | Rolling Stone.

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