Prelude? A little class please. Remember your Shakespeare. "What's past is prologue" In this case, the prologue is Texas.
His agenda is clear. Big business must be right because they make money. And they make money because they're right. (And Right). If they weren't right, God wouldn't reward them by letting them make all that money. Anyone who in any way limits big business in its pursuit of obscene profits is going against the will of the Almighty and must therefore be a tool of Satan and un-American besides.*
It only hurts when you think outside the box. But I'm sure there's a plan to take care of that too.
*No, not a quote from mav or even a mav clone. A summation of a rant on a local talk radio program. It plays real well in the blue areas, apparently, lots of call-ins to agree that the liberals were trying to destroy big business. And I thought we were doing such a good job of keeping it quiet.