Locally, nationally, internationally, crony capitalism should be opposed. And there’s plenty of it about. It’s everywhere, not just in Washington, New York, and Brussels. The below example comes from Idaho for instance.
“Proponents of Idaho’s Proposition 1 – which would legalize virtual betting on historical horse races using video terminals – claim it will revitalize the horse racing industry in the Gem State and support public schools. But opponents argue it mostly will authorize gambling machines that will pump profits into the hands of three private interests.
Further in the article the author outlines how it is that Proposition 1, which is on the ballot in Idaho in November, will benefit one specific Alabama based company particularly.
Gambling, state regs, and cronyism, they are often found together.