Sunday, October 26, 2008

I asked my mother for 15 cents to see the elephants jump the fence

Avedon Carol of The Sideshow, an expatriate yank in the UK (though no relation to our blog pal Expat might ponder what caused these Americans to pull up stakes for the land of mushy peas in the first place), offers up a neat summation (in the midst of eviscerating the latest obnoxious piffle from New York Times columnist David Brooks) of why the tide is starting to turn in the US:

The real reason, of course, is that conservatives finally tipped their hand by winning and doing what they'd been promising all along - imposing the "liberty" of being gouged by "the marketplace" and leaving the rest of us on our own, while using our own tax money to do it.

Follow the link. It's all well worth your time.

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