"I was in rush hour the other observing some self-centered dude blocking four lanes and snarling traffic for blocks to spare himself a minor inconvenience and it occurred to me that the logical result of our recent embrace of vulgar libertarianism is a total breakdown of social order. Even in rush hour traffic where it's vital to everyone's survival that we observe certain norms, there always seems to be some entitled, selfish ass in an expensive car making it worse for everyone else these days."'Cause it's how they roll.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Me, Me, Me
It's worth remembering that "libertarians" would just as soon take food from your table as blink, if it suited them. Here's Digby, recalling a personal experience with their selfish, amoral philosophy: