Cheap-labor conservatives

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« The ugly truth is that cheap-labor conservatives just don’t like working people. They don’t like “bottom up” prosperity, and the reason for it is very simple. Lords have a harder time kicking them around. Once you understand this about the cheap-labor conservatives, the real motivation for their policies makes perfect sense. »
—Conceptual Guerilla: Defeat the Right in Three Minutes

This is so unfair. Labor hurts the bottom line and they know it. I’m compassionate when I support cutting social programs because those programs denegrate the needy. What’s so wrong about being rich and privileged?

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