Is it the handmaiden of the ostentatious crook? Is it all just intended to deceive, to distract the populace from the looting?
I’ve written before about money and the law having been perverted into the tools of subordination. Why has this perversion gone largely unnoticed? Stupid shticks by the clowns on the stage, the equivalent of the magician’s assistant, account for it, I think. We are fascinated, like the crowd being charmed by the snake.