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11/25/2011

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I really liked that Greg Wolfe comment, too.

That "We Are the 99%" business really bugs me. It's like NOW speaking for all women.

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Me too. Artur Davis, who should be our governor now instead of the sanctimonious and not excessively honest Bentley, said something a few days ago about this that I liked: that it puts a well-to-do accountant who took out an ill-advised mortgage that's now under water in the same category as a seriously poor family.

I like the Greg Wolfe comment too. But OTOH, I am not the least bit complicit for the financial meltdown of a few years back.

It's a good point that 99% puts too many people in the same boat. "You are the stinking 1% who got filthy rich crippling the economy for everyone else and are still filthy while the rest of us struggle" would be more accurate but it makes a lousy slogan.

Yeah, I think the "complicit" part is meant more broadly than that, or at any rate I took it that way. For that matter, I took the whole thing that way--more a comment on original sin than any specific problem.

Yeah, I heard that bit in it too. That's the part I liked.

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