"Arguably, real Detroit's government has failed at managing public goods. Public goods are tough issue, and there's no black and white answer to who provides them better. But at least with the private sector you can cancel a bad company's contract or quit donating to the Shriners if they start murdering people. I would at least consider living in Delta City, the ominous, private metropolis under construction in RoboCop. It probably has nicer bathrooms. And I don't care about hockey stadiums, because I'm not Canadian. Real Detroit is a mess, so I'd rather take my chances with the capitalist robots."
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