The Political and Economic Continuum
February 24, 2015 § Leave a comment
If you ever needed a (somewhat) simplified explainer on how political and economic ideologies inter-tangle with each other:
Before you try to put your favourite political party on this strip, read this from the illustrator:
Politicians and certain types of public figures can be tough to place on this model because they are often poseurs, in that they are motivated primarily by power, and will assume various modes and guises to obtain it. They are most notable for the lack of consistency between their public and private lives, their very disingenuousness.
Indeed their private lives can often be quite distinct from their public reputations, and remarkably so.