A friend responds to myEPJ post, WOW Democratic Socialist Defeats GOP House Whip, detailing the Democratic sweeps last night:
I always agreed with your assessment of Trump, and continue to be amazed at the apparent support he has received.
Since I have little hope of logic winning the day, soon, maybe if socialists are swept into office the next election, the following election will permit reason to re-enter politics.At this point, I just don't
see it. There is just very little deep appreciation for free markets in the United States. The horrors that lefty interventions bring will just bring calls for more interventions.
It is Hayek's fatal conceit on steroids.
That said, Austrian school economics teaches that the world is too complex in detail to forecast with certainty. So our sliver of hope is that there is an unseen domino that will fall that pushes things in the direction of liberty. But if there is such a domino, in the short-term, it is also well hidden.