Letters to the Editor

Economic distortion

Bernie Sanders and his minions are beating the same drum heard in the United States in various forms since the Civil War.

The Confederacy and the cotton economy was dependent for decades on the financiers and venture capitalists in New York.

The Confederacy was resentful of the profits made by New Yorkers and rather than develop a deeper understanding of the necessity of capital and risk takers for an economy to prosper, dwelled on supposed injustice and inequality.

The wealthy secessionists focused on New York as the primary source of moral and cultural decay.

This is a recurring theme, as politicians distort economic reality, create fictional monsters and disadvantage the uninformed.

Malcolm Meister, Aventura

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