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The mayor has been accused of cronyism.
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Abe suffers from a major trust deficit, as about 80 percent of the public doesn’t believe his denials regarding two cases of alleged cronyism.
Egypt’s January 2011 revolution was sparked, in part, by outrage over corruption and cronyism that accompanied Mr. Mubarak’s economic liberalization, and public sentiment leaned toward nostalgia for Nasser-era socialist policies.
But as a wealthy member of Mr. Zuma’s government who was largely silent in the face of cronyism and corruption, Mr. Ramaphosa is seen by critics as more a creature of that system than an honest broker and corruption fighter.
Opponents portrayed the appointment as cronyism, since Mr. Strange was state attorney general at the time, though there is no evidence of any quid pro quo.
Critics from across the spectrum have faulted the New Deal relic as corporate cronyism and a handout to some of the nation’s biggest corporations.
For weeks, the human cost of that cronyism and incompetence was exposed on every television set in the country.
Which explains why the moral threat to capitalism these days comes not from socialism but from cronyism and corporate welfare.
Washington is broken, and the two party system is corrupt — corrupted by cronyism and special interests.
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