you realize that is heresy to everything every western government has stood for since at least 2008?
Yep, with some bittersweet relish. Even in the U.K., the Tories are more or less implementing Labour's budgetary plans now.
It shows that we are all in it together. The capitalistic 'libertarian' model is about to be severely tested. Free marketeer billionaires like Branson are finding that the value of his investments can go down as well as up, as the small print in his website advises savers and small investors.
If anyone's short of bog roll here in Poland due to panic-buying, I strongly recommend the 'literature' of Ayn Rand. Fortunately printed on soft paper. Hayek too, however at least he was serious rather than a nutty scammer like the aforementioned.