The Economics of Breaking Bad
Tue, 09/04/2012 - 11:08am
Posted by hatchcar
Breaking Bad is a TV series and tells the story of Walter White, a cash-strapped, suburban 50-year old high school chemistry teacher, who following a life-changing cancer diagnosis hooks up with his drug-dealing former student, Jesse Pinkman, to cook and sell crystal methamphetamine.
As Milton Friedman stated, "if you look at the drug war from a purely economic point of view, THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNMENT IS TO PROTECT THE DRUG CARTEL". That's literally true.