The biological analogy works best. DC is a mass of tissue, replicating and growing simply because it can, rerouting blood supplies to itself, and pushing up against healthy organs, resulting in the eventual death of the host. It’s such an important concept in medicine, they even have a special word for it.
That desire is Satanic.
Until men reject Satan and receive Christ, ... call it what you will; politics, the economy, freedom, rights, etc., the few will always be able to harness enough power to control the many.
It just is.
What is Washington but a few, right ?
And the many are powerless to stop it.