"If we would not submit to an emperor we should not submit to an autocrat of trade."

American used to be great at antitrust until Reagan (and Bork) defanged it.

If you wanna know why we're awash with plutocrats now, check borkism.

pluralistic.net/2022/05/09/res

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Before Bork, everyone who was harmed by a monopoly had standing to seek redress from a regulator.

After, the only people whose input mattered was Chicago-style economists whose mathematical models couldn't be interrogated by laypeople.

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