Bernie and Palin Agree: Trump’s Carrier Deal is Cronyism

It’s not impossible to teach an old dog new tricks, but it’s exceedingly difficult. The same applies to our government.  One would think the election of Donald Trump, the first non-politician to win the presidency, would be a signal for a change when it comes to special interests. Nonetheless, the long-and-glorious tradition of favoring special interests, or cronyism, continued last week. President-elect Trump successfully negotiated $7 million in tax incentives for the air conditioning company, Carrier, to stay in Indiana. Continue reading “Bernie and Palin Agree: Trump’s Carrier Deal is Cronyism”

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