Wednesday, December 28, 2016

First World Problem

12/27/16 National Review:
If there is a definition of well-off white-people problems, it’s worrying about what’s for sale at Whole Foods. You think the poor and dispossessed and oppressed of this world care about whether that $25-a-pound roasted salmon is farm-raised or wild-caught? I think not. If you are close enough to a Whole Foods to get pissed about what’s in the deli case there, you are a 1-percenter, globally speaking. You have won the game of civilization, and if you aren’t happy with the state of your life, then you probably aren’t trying hard enough.
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/443346/whole-foods-chopped-cheese-sandwich-cultural-appropriation
And that's really the issue--progressives are profoundly upset people, desparate for something that makes them feel superior, instead of introspection.

2 comments:

Paul Sand said...

Don't know about you, Clayton, but I found it difficult to read that article without craving a chopped-cheese sandwich. I'm wishing someone here in New Hampshire would culturally-appropriate the heck out of that.

Minicapt said...

Recipe:
http://firstwefeast.com/eat/2016/01/meat-hook-chopped-cheese-sandwich-recipe

Cheers