Here are yet more cartoons from our unpacking excercise. They both date back to the mid-90s, and they demonstrate, as the title of this post says, that "everything old is new again."
Now that we have a Democratic president, we've been experiencing a return of the lament against big government regulation, even to the point of it being called "socialist." (Never mind that with each successive Republican presidency, the government has become larger than ever. It's just a question of where we spend our money.) But Democrats are not off the hook! Both of the major parties are simply two heads on the same corporate beast.