Scapegoats

The ruling class has always known that in times of crisis, scapegoats can help deflect the fury of the peasants. The tactic is particularly effective when the miscreants are charged with lurid sexual offences that intensify the sadism of the mob and the cathartic efficacy of the ensuing lynchings. Meanwhile, what is truly obscene, the concentration of wealth and power at the top proceeds without interruption.

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