Tucker Carlson said Friday that America’s ruling class was co-opting capitalism for their own benefit and in the process, discrediting and destroying it.
“The people in charge of our economy are discrediting our system,” Carlson said. “They are giving capitalism a bad name because what they’re participating in is not a market economy, a free open market economy. It’s a closed game, run for their own benefit and their benefit alone.”
Carlson said that the rich want the massive inflation that is bound to come with printing trillions of dollars because they got rich through debt, and inflation makes debt worth less.
While the stock market remains at record highs, he said, there are 10 million fewer jobs in America than there were before the pandemic hit in March.
Long term, this is a disaster for all of us,” he said, noting that more and more Americans think socialism is a good idea because of the way capitalism has been distorted.
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