Selfishism is a far worse problem than either Capitalism or Socialism

“How is your 401K doing?”

That five-word challenge has been the battle cry of Trump supporters asked about the success of their President for the last three years. It is the ultimate “ends justifies the means” statement on what being a citizen of the United States is supposedly about.

It is also selfish and shallow as hell to think that the only pertinent thing about life is the near-term state of the economy. We all know how economics works. The markets go up and stay up for a while…