Physiqueflex saidOf course they, both parties, love the gridlock. Gridlock maintains the status quo. Who benefits most from the status quo?
Who benefits the most from the status quo?
The top 1% of earners
The top 15% of earners, to a lesser extent
Yum Food Brands
[insert all fortune 1000] companies.
Whereas the bottom 50% in wage earners, and most ma-and-pa businesses are taking it on the chin, if not in actual negative net revenue, than comparatively and competitively in lost market share. If you grow at a rate of 2X, and the big bad company down the road grows at a rate of 4X, query how long that is sustainable under ANY economic theory. Income inequality is unprecedented, and the outcome is as inevitable as it is horrific. 5 large mega corporations eventually control everything (Phillip Morris makes Kraft Macaroni n Cheese), and there's small spot for a few niche boutiques who can offer a higher level of service, especially to the rich. Ma and pa stores will not be able to exist.