Golf, Flattery, Ideology

If you are a student of corporate capitalism, I recommend occasionally summoning the will-power to watch some golf, tennis, or Triple Crown horse racing on television.  There, you will find important evidence of how our overclass perceives and flatters itself.

Consider this ad, which is currently running during golf tournaments:

amex booming ad

Here you see supply-side ideology as it operates at the personal level, complete with a white guy performing manual labor on a farm, no less!

Leslie Savan, where are you when we need you?