Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit on 9/24:
If your goal is to lift people from poverty, capitalism does what nothing else does. So, if that’s your goal, you should support capitalism.
On the other hand, if your goal is to feel good about yourself, then choose another economic system.
Help people get out of poverty or feel good about yourself – economic policies and positions tend to do one or the other, not both. Which do you choose?