Last night at the Democratic National Convention, Vice President Joe Biden declared that he could see greatness in our future (if the American people elect Obama for another four years), and that this would include the end of favoritism:
A future where we promote the private sector, not the privileged sector.
Incidentally, Elizabeth Warren hit a somewhat related message during her speech at the DNC.
And we gave the little guys a better chance to compete by preventing the big guys from rigging the markets. . . .
No, Governor Romney, corporations are not people. People have hearts, they have kids, they get jobs, they get sick, they cry, they dance. They live, they love, and they die. And that matters. That matters because we don’t run this country for corporations, we run it for people. And that’s why we need Barack Obama.
They run this country for people, not corporations, I get it. And these people include the ones who run the well-connected corporations.
Case in point: In memory of the one-year anniversary of the Solyndra bankruptcy, the Republicans just released this video: