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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Animal Farm revisited

In http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/05/07/msnbcs_krystal_ball_doubles_down_animal_farm_really_is_about_capitalism_you_guys.html
 Animal Farm Ms. Ball has proposed that Animal Farm is not a warning against communism, but rather against capitalism.

It has been awhile since I read it, but I suppose it could be a complaint against any kind  of tyranny from Nazis to Communists.

Of course those pesky elections and the people's continued use of  them  to  file off the harder edges of the system keep undermining the left's view of capitalism as tyranny.

1 comment:

  1. Ms. Ball also thinks min-come would eliminate poverty with a single stroke.

    I always felt that “Animal Farm” was an indictment of people and not a particular political or economic system. The pigs got power and abused it. The other animals became sheeple (no pun intended) and tolerated it.