I wonder why Americans think that?
This is an ongoing battle in the Republican party. There are the “pro-business” folks who are more than happy to engage in crony capitalism usually financed by the taxpayer. And then there is a small but increasingly influential “pro-market” contingent within the GOP which finds crony capitalism repugnant.
Guess which group the lobbyists like to throw money at?
There are some people who just want to regulate every aspect of human life. I just don’t get it.
Why not? Big data is very lucrative. So what if it’s the government? Of course I do have some faith that the postal service will never get it quite right.
This graphic comes out every year and I still find it fascinating. (And depressing.)
I’d say the SEC is more accurately “captured.”