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Hey, Why the Right-Wing Silence?

October 7, 2008

It’s amazing we’ve not heard from free-market gurus such as the Business Roundtable’s Roger Kerr and ACT’s Rodney Hide and Sir Roger Douglas — to name a few — condemning the socialist approach by United States President George W Bush to bail out the US financial sector. Surely the bailout — maybe, nationalisation is a more suitable term — is anathema to capitalism and yet not a word from these men.

Perhaps, in future, democratic capitalism might not be so dominated by “free” market dogma.

JIM MESSENGER

Harbour View

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