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a) when government is worth buying, government will be bought

The problem is that the government is always worth buying, if it is for sale.

b) if you propose to take $1 from each of 100 million people and give a million dollars to one person, that one person cares a lot more than any of the 100 million people. (Yes, I've left $99 million unaccounted-for.)

Or as Taibibi puts it, "organized greed beats disorganized democracy every time".
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