“Calvin & Hobbes Explains Corporate America To You . . .(The irony is this comic strip is about 20 years old).”
The joke is all this talk of Free Market? As many others have pointed out, we subsidize the hell out of big business. We the People sometimes even cover their losses (though, generally, we make our money back).
Only thing that’s changed? Panel 6â€”our once strong middle class, upon which we built our nation’s greatness, get paid worse these days, even if costs of living have gone up.