Originally Posted by Planigale
Who benefits from crime fighting? The rule of law, for one. More broadly, however, your skepticism is fairly well-placed, as major political parties in the West depend on these same people.
Be it all as it may, you cannot successfully manage aggregate demand without deficit-driven boom-bust cycles, as is the case since Reagan, or without tackling the underlying problem of underconsumption by the very wealthy, regardless of any sort of moralizing.