Thursday, September 06, 2007

Auntie Fingers the Real Elites

[B]ecause the stock market’s still doing okay, we’re supposed to pretend like everything is fine and that, if individual people are suffering, it’s because they’ve fucked up, not because they’re on the wrong end of a monumental con of the American people in which the rich and powerful try to convince us that, if they’re doing okay, everyone is doing okay.

- - Tiny Cat Pants

To paraphrase Rev. Will Campbell, those who are more concerned that Aunt B. dropped an f-bomb than they are by the fact that common people's destinies rest on the welfare of the landed and the wealthy might be overdue a priority realignment.

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