“Cheap-labor conservatives”

August 11th, 2003 – 7:37 pm
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From an interesting piece called Defeat the Right in Three Minutes:

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. Remember, cheap-labor conservatives believe in social hierarchy and privilege, so the only prosperity they want is limited to them. They want to see absolutely nothing that benefits the guy – or more often the woman – who works for an hourly wage.

Though I don’t believe that these things can really be simplified to the extent that the author believes they can, I still think the article is worth a read.

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