What I mean is that CJHSA provides a critique of the society he sees around him and the growing irrationality as he might see it.
One can hardly blame the bankers for lending money out at a profit. How could they lend any money at all out if nobody wished to borrow any? The kerb crawler is worse than the streetwalker it is said.
And for material gee-gaws to out gee-gaw the neighbours, friends and assorted passers-by, is the desire. And not only can't stop but won't stop unless made to.
That's pretty irrational. Mr McCain was a rip it off kid.
He possibly thinks that the bail-outs are a form of the school nurse pulling the sticking plaster off slowly and apologising sympathetically all the time.