“Evil and folly have crept into our system at steadily increasing amounts. …….And it will be politically hard to remove from the system the evil and folly that helped create the mess, because the people who make a lot of money out of the system as it is have a lot of political power and they don't want it changed."

CNBC Interview at Berkshire Hathaway May 1, 2009 Annual Shareholder’s Meeting. Charlie Munger, Vice Chairman Berkshire Hathaway

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"Americans who have lost pay, jobs, homes and savings are either patronized or drowned out entirely by a political system where the banking lobby rules in both parties and the revolving door between finance and government never stops spinning."

Frank Rich The New York Times January 10, 2010
 

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