Shorter Megan McArdle: Sucks to be you.
True, that could be most of her posts, but this one is especially blithe: The poor are priced out of their homes when the wealthy want to take over their neighborhood and that's a pity, but hey, if it's between you or me, I'll take me.
Think I'm kidding?
I want the services [that come with gentrification], but I don't want this to price out all the people who already live there. Unfortunately, it's a package deal.
For every winner there's gotta be a loser. It's just the way it goes.