Only under socialism could Fidel Castro become the richest warlord, relative to his subjects’ wealth, in recorded history. (And that was the least of his sins.) Only under socialism could Maria Gabriela Chavez, daughter of socialist tribune of the people Hugo Chavez, beloved by the American left, waltz off with a $4 billion fortune. But then, she was a piker: Chavez’s Minister of the Treasury stashed $11 billion in Swiss bank accounts.
Monday, December 28, 2015
If Charles Ponzi had gone into politics, he probably could have been elected president - twice
John Hinderaker points out the fraudulence and hypocrisy (yet strangely undying appeal) of socialism in this succinct, but comprehensive post. A sample: