Pearls of expression.

Liberal/socialist pundits assure us that “unregulated” private-sector activity (although extinct since at least the 1970s) is to blame for every social ill; just a few thousand more rules and a few trillion more dollars for new centralized programs and we’ll be safe from those lingering free-market barbarians.

Financial False Hope.” By Steve Penfield, The Unz Review, 2/28/21 (emphasis removed).