I have written quite a few words in my efforts to put all of the nonsense about the government bail out of General Motors into perspective.
For example, I pointed out the disingenuous claims by the American President that there would be no political intervention accompanying government ownership. Also, one of my articles most read on this site was the essay on the GM dithering over the sale of Adam Opel GmbH.
It is a measure of the unique ability of art to highlight the essentials of a complex issue. Today, I encountered one such example signed by cartoon artist Tim Kelly. This particular cartoon highlights the essence of what volitional individuals have left, after ceding control over their lives to politicians who stand ready to choose for them:
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