Summing Up the USA in One Sentence


“America is not doing very well,
but its corporations are doing just fine.”


Can you think of a better one-sentence summary for the entirety of U.S. sociopolitical history over the past x number of decades? I cannot.

(From a New York Times business article called: “Paradox of ’92: Weak economy, strong profits”)
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9 Responses to Summing Up the USA in One Sentence

  1. Default User says:

    I cannot do better either. One sentence does just as well as a thousand blog posts and newspaper articles

  2. ML says:

    I was all set with “Growth for the sake of growth … “, actually.

  3. Tanstaafl says:

    Keeping the world safe for plutocracy.

    • Hail says:

      Nice one.

      Did you coin that? It sounds like a slogan that’d appear on one of those faux “Message from the Dept of Homeland Security” mockups someone was putting out a few years back.

  4. Californian says:

    Whatever happened to, “What’s good for GM is good for America”?

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