Mike Lofgren, a congressional staff member for 28 years, joins Bill Moyers to talk about what he calls Washington’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to protect and serve powerful vested interests. “It is how we had deregulation, financialization of the economy, the Wall Street bust, the erosion of our civil liberties and perpetual war, “Lofgren tells Moyers. This was posted by Moyers & Company on Apr. 15, 2014. Since then, this story has only continued to exist and grow exponentially.