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Charlie Munger: Exemplar of Cantillionaire Privilege, by Mark E. Jeftovic

Charlie Munger is Warren Buffet’s right hand man. The dynamic duo, sometimes portrayed as pure capitalists, have made a lot of money with investments that are anything but pure capitalism. From Mark E. Jeftovic at bombthrower.com:

Berkshire Hathaway was built atop a system that Bitcoin was created to destroy

The Oracle of Omaha’s second banana has pronounced judgement on crypto. It was even more unhinged than previous attacks (“rat poison”), as Munger applauded communist China’s technocratic dictatorship as a sensible ideal we should be following here in the West.

“the communist government of China recently banned cryptocurrencies because it wisely concluded that they would provide more harm than benefit…What should the U.S. do after a ban of cryptocurrencies is in place? Well, one more action might make sense: Thank the Chinese communist leader for his splendid example of uncommon sense.”

The fact that Munger is able to aggrandize a communist police state that maintains concentration camps, engages in organ harvesting and forced labour with impunity is a testament to his insular position (not to mention the lopsidedness of our political zeitgeist).

Munger is a Cantillionaire – after Richard Cantillion who wrote one of the first economic treatise in the eighteenth century describing how proximity to the monetary inputs of a society confer special advantages at the expense of wider populus.

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