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I would like to popularize a term for this kind of behavior: Political Terrorism.

All terrorism is political.

Also, I tire of the constant politically motivated attempts to inflate the usage of words to try to attach awful connotations to relatively innocuous things. Please stop.

What other term would you use for holding the country hostage through flagarant, unapologetic cronyism and regulatory capture?

Edit: None of these replies really captures of the gravity of the situation IMHO.


Economic water boarding, obviously.


Plutocratic oligarchy.


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