Comment: In a free market...

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In a free market...

people get to complain about prices.

They are free to charge whatever price they want to, and we are free to complain about the price to our hearts content.

Consumers expressing approval or disapproval of prices are a fundamental part of the free market.

Surely, complaining about the price of gasoline, food, or even the price of tea in China isn't anti market.

So, why is complaining about this price any different?

Prices work as incentives and disincentives to purchase products.

Many of us here think this price disincentives it's intended customer, because it does not take into account his frugal preferences.

What's anti-market about that?

Now, if you are exclusively condemning the people that are demanding it be handed over for free, then I agree with you.

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