Thomas Edsall Says America's Businesses Have Their Backs Against the Wall

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Thursday, 10 January 2013 06:16

I'm not kidding, he notes the sharp redistribution from labor to capital over the last four decades then tells readers;

"Although the stars are lined up in favor of the anti-corporate left, American business, when its back is to the wall, has historically proved to be extraordinarily resourceful."

Seriously, it's a thoughtful piece, but it's difficult to see the rising anti-business tide that Edsall discerns. From where I sit it looks like the country is controlled by two parties dominated by business interests. They both push policies that are likely to continue the upward redistribution of income, the main difference is that the Democrats think that the wealthy should pay their taxes.