Megan McArdle had a killer quote on this a few years ago, but she was shooting at both sides. It went something like this:

“The Left continues to sell the myth that we can have a European-style social welfare system paid for by nobody but the rich. The Right, on the other hand, sells the myth that we can have an American-style social welfare system paid for by nobody at all.”

Megan J. McArdle, do you remember how that quote actually went? That line was gold in a bottle.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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