Can you think of a subject that is drier and more boring than economics? After all, there is a reason that even it’s practitioners call it “the dismal science “.
But in the hands of satirist and journalist, P.J. O’Rourke, economics takes on a whole new brilliance.
And the title of his 1998 treatise on world economics, Eat The Rich, seems to have special resonance today.
Indeed, the ongoing debates over capitalism versus socialism is as powerful now as it was when I interviewed P.J. 25 years ago.
So here now, from 1998, P.J. O’Rourke.
P.J. O’Rourke died of cancer in 2022. He was 74.
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