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Posted on 03/25/2013 7:09:26 PM PDT by Lorianne
Daniel Hannan opens by saying that the bailouts were a crime that will one day be seen as a generational offence. He highlights that he, along with 3 other elected politicians, was the only one opposed to the bailouts along with 87% of the British Public. It's wrong to clobber the little guy in order to reward the corporates.
He says that he is opposed because the occupy Wall Street crowd were occupying the wrong place. He says there is a world of difference between being pro business and pro market.
He challenges 3 propositions:
__ the idea that we are living through a failure of capitalism
__ the banking collapse was caused by a lack of regulation
__ the idea that we're in this financial mess because of our greed
who is debating who? What you have listed here actually makes sense- is he the good guy?
Yes, he’s the good guy. Actually, since Maggie Thatcher left the stage, he’s just about the only prominent conservative voice in Great Britain that we hear from on this side of the pond.
He’s an extremely articulate advocate of the free market system, a strong, traditional U.S. booster and well worth listening to every chance you get... I know I do.
“he, along with 3 other elected politicians, was the only one . . . “
Meaning of the word “only,” as used here?