Modern capitalist won’t just sell the rope; they will borrow the money, outsource its manufacture to china, and then hand the rope over as part of a “technology transfer.”
With that effort complete, they will declare record profits and pay themselves massive bonuses.
On seeing the hangman’s scaffold, they will claim no worries because they have hedged that risk with derivatives.
The government will point to a rise in scaffold building as a sign of economic strength.
Users will post hundreds of videos of the hanging on YouTube. For once the vertical iPhone aspect ratio works for the subject matter.
Ron Paul will say this shows that why we must abolish the Federal Reserve. The Wall Street Journal prints an editorial claiming that we could have avoided this by increasing immigration.