"The kleptocrats, whatever their differences, are united by one
overriding fear. They fear large numbers of people will become wise to
their kleptocracy and revolt. They fear the mob. They fear revolution,
the only mechanism left that can rid us of these parasites."
'The kleptocrats, in the end,' writes Hedges, 'have only one real enemy: us.' (Illustration: Mr. Fish / Truthdig)