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Oiligarcy: Crude Oil Meets Crude Politics

By Kieron Gillen on December 8th, 2008.

If my political party had the symbol of a donkey, I'd dissolve it, and then form another party with the symbol of an animal worth believing in.

Jim forwarded this to me at the weekend, in one of RPS’ usual “this is for Kieron”isms. Which normally means, it either involves ridiculous sex acts or student-level politics. This is one of the latter, and feeds in the current trend of agit-prop I’ve been playing. It’s called Oiligarcy and is about being an evil plutocrat oil baron trying to manipulate democracy and maximize profits. MANIPULATING DEMOCRACY AND MAXIMIZING PROFITS IS MY FAVOURITE THINGS. Some impressions beneath the cut.
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