With the firing of Paul O’Neill, you get another clear signal that the Bush crowd is no different from all the rest of the political hacks. The real issue in not about one man, the performance of markets or prospects for poll ratings in the next election. No, it is about the struggle over economic policy. The enhanced interests of Wall Street usually comes at the expense of main street. If people are confused about the reasons for the lack of free enterprise, within and among the corridors and comptrollers of capital, they will never understand the nature of the clash of cultures.
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