It wasn’t that long ago that “The Mob” was the popular answer to the question of who was scamming/tricking the people–not the deep state.
Jay Leno tells Joe Rogan a humorous story when he was just starting in show biz and how the Mob ran nearly everything.
Rogan asks why isn’t it like that anymore, what happened?
Jay’s answer: Corporations. “Corporations are meanier, nastier, tougher than any mob. WAY worse!”