THE ONION asks why humanity continues to allow its most power-hungry members to make all of humanity’s decisions.

Lysander Spooner
THE ONION, America’s premier mock newspaper, has long exhibited a libertarian, anti-government streak.

Now THE ONION has hit the nail on the head: “Humanity Surprised It Still Hasn’t Figured Out Better Alternative To Letting Power-Hungry Assholes Decide Everything.”
The same question has been asked repeatedly by economists of the Austrian School, and of social scientists and insightful writers generally. Lysander Spooner’s “No Treason” essay is filled with paragraphs making essentially the same point. Hayek, Mises, Hoppe and Lew Rockwell have made the same point repeatedly: politics is a realm where the vilest and most despicable almost always rise to the top.