Neoliberal, especially libertarian, defenses of the status quo can be boiled down to, "Sure, you forgo essential medical care, experience chronic indebtedness and insecurity, and live in an oligarchic society but isn't it delightful being a consumer in 2020?"
— Sandeep Vaheesan (@sandeepvaheesan) January 19, 2020
I WILL ENJOY MY $500 TV WHILE I AM DYING OF AN EASILY-TREATABLE MEDICAL PROBLEM.
I know I’ve written about it to no end, but as implied, it is not yet ending — have you noticed how people will tell you that something is “impossible” here that literally every other developed country in the world has?
That continues to make my mind go tesseract in an attempt to comprehend that level of aggressive cluelessness.