Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Blaming the Usual Suspects

Mark Shea aptly summarizes this article:

Resource Hogs Blame Poverty on Church, Brown People

The solution of rich Western elites to poverty is always and everywhere, "Just enough of me. Way too much of you. Cull your herds and buy Pepsi."

The duty of the media (which is owned by the rich Western elites) is to get that message out and the Chicago Tribune does its duty for Massa.

I've seen this article, like, a thousand times before.

The template is the same; the only thing that's different is that in this case, it's the Philippines. Next time, it'll be, say, Brazil, or Guatemala, or Mexico.

Heigh ho.

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