Mad Men S1E1 opening scene: a libertarian lesson

The series opener of Mad Men illustrates an important point about the free market. In the opening scene, Don Draper speaks with the black waiter and tries to pick his brain as a consumer. Then the bar owner comes over, annoyed with the waiter because he’s black. However, Draper, ever the capitalist, genuinely wants and needs to speak with him, treat him like a human being, and find out what he likes: capitalism doesn’t see in black and white, but in green.

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