Atlas Shrugged: The Mocking

Friday, August 27, 2010

Shedding A Tear For Humanity Again

You know what? You don't get to glorify the working man and make trenchant social commentary on industrial exploitation when you are doing your damndest to destroy the working man.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Friends don't let friends link to McMegan.

HARRY V said...

Megan wants to return to the good old days of the late 19th century. When peasants worked 14 hr days, 7 days a week for chump change. There was no safety net; no social security nor no medicare. There was no OSHA. There was no income tax. Megan is a Social Darwinist in that she is thinks she is among the fittest and everyone else is a peasant that wants what she has.

Anonymous said...

The comments on that thread are horrendous--with commenters variously complaining that modern day regulations would prevent the workers from achieving their masculine potential, or that liberals/unnamed others are wrong for wanting to "bring these jobs back"--let the chinese die of pollution seemed to be the argument.

aimai

Lurking Canadian said...

Is it a flaw in my browser, or is there no text at all with that post? I can't figure out what her point is. Can't be "Worker safety laws are good!", because that's the dead hand of the government. Probably (as her commenters infer) it's something about how great de-industrialization is. After all, eight hours as a Walmart greeter doesn't coat you in carbon black!