There is an underlying premise in America that, in my opinion, needs to be examined:
We assume that just about anything can be done better if it’s done for profit.
We have this sense that if you want to make any service the best it can be, introduce competition and the profit motive will drive the competitors to fight and claw each other until the absolute best service possible rises to the top. The market’s invisible hand will lift the best up while smacking the worst down.
The market is like a pimp, according to my thorough research which included watching HBO and listening to hip hop. Continue reading