Premise: Matt Yglesias found a graph that shows that Canada spends less money on healthcare per person than America, but they have universal healthcare. Duh. That's it. Everything you already knew about health care is probably fucking right on. Thanks, Matt.
Premise: Robots are just time savers like the cotton gin, so why be afraid of progress? I don't know, Matt, maybe because the cotton gin helped the spread of human slavery and it couldn't even fly around and shoot missiles at people. Presumably he later forgot he wrote this idiocy when he was lathering Amazon about their drones creating a new paradigm.
Premise: In the near future we will no longer buy anything because Matt Yglesias has Netflix streaming and Pandora. This turns into the concept of renting an outfit, wearing it once, and sending it back dirty using a drone. He literally suggests this as Slate's economics writer. Now that's a paradigm!
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
Cons: causes bad nightmares. I used to have to eat beef until I passed out to have these kind of terrors, but this machine does it for me every time I fall asleep inside it.
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