Money Can I Just Say…
posted by September 10 at 14:08 PMon
… that a country that can’t give its citizens health insurance—because that’d be socialism—but is busy nationalizing its fucking real estate market is totally, totally backwards.
(Yeah, yeah—Fannie and Freddie weren’t entirely private companies before, you free-market fundamentalists were right all along, blah fucking blah. The cold, sad facts: We have failed to socialize medicine, which every other reasonably decent country in the world did a long time ago. And now we’re socializing the real estate market, just in time for its collapse. No matter how you parse the failure—it is pathetic.)