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The Jokes Write Themselves: Ayn Rand's Foundation Takes PPP Loan To Stay Afloat

It's almost as if they don't really believe in capitalism!

Now, I want to be clear: The payroll protection loans were necessary to keep businesses afloat. It's what they were designed to do, and we shouldn't have a problem with that. As we saw after the 2008 crash, though, the "sink or swim" pure-capitalism crowd prefers a distinctly socialistic set of rules for themselves. Being pro-capitalism is really more of a mild suggestion than an actual principle!

And then we have the Trump-crony crowd, including many companies owned by billionaires:

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