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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

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… is from page 54 of Deirdre McCloskey’s powerful and profound 2010 volume, Bourgeois Dignity [2] (link added; emphasis original):

When the Soviet authorities during the 1940s exhibited the 1940 movie The Grapes of Wrath [3] as evidence of how miserable the poor were in capitalist America, it backfired.  What amazed the Soviet audiences was that the Joad family fled starvation by car.

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