I never would have guessed that something so pathetic, so puerile, would end up actually defining and predicting so much of the last few months.
Let me back up a bit, and explain what I mean.
This past spring, the Obama campaign came out with “The Life of Julia“, a cartoon showing the glorious cradle-to-grave benefits of being cared for by Big Daddy Government. Beyond being just plain creepy, it presented a life that was as two-dimensional as its animation: you were born, lived and died under the umbrella of the State.
Such a soulless existence received plenty of ridicule, which it richly deserved: