Real Progressive Antitrust

Notice what’s missing from the agenda of the only self-described democratic socialist in the U.S. Senate:

Detail from photo accompanying Maureen Dowd, The Ascension of Bernie Sanders, N.Y. Times (Jul. 10, 2021).

Everything on the Sanders agenda is about spending (read transfers), to be paid for with progressive taxation. Scattershot interpersonal redistribution via competition? Not so much.

The contrast with President Biden and his 72-point competition cure-all couldn’t be starker.