I hope that didn't sound like I'm against capitalists. I'm certainly not.
But give the state the power to intervene in markets, and capitalists will own that power. In fact we know it is always the capitalists that propagandize for that power in the first place.
Once it exists, then other capitalists who would prefer not to play the system have to as well, or be out of the game.
No campaign finance law or public;y funded campaign system will fix the problem. If the power to interfere with the market exists, it always exists to benefit the rich.
Competing in a free market is hard, and there's no guarantee your children will have what it takes to keep it going. Which is exactly why we have the state, to protect capital from market.
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