Shorter Verbatim Ann Althouse: “If recycling is worth doing, it should be paying for itself without a state government subsidy…Saving money is the morality we need.” I know! Similarly, EPA regulators don’t directly pay for themselves, so we should repeal the Clean Air Act. After all, ecological damage has no costs but financial ones, and certainly can never affect surrounding communities.
I do have to admit that Althouse is much more entertaining as the five-alarm wingnut she has openly become rather than as the fake moderate she used to pose as. Bonus: a woman who writes a blog post in which she envisions musicians commissioning secret public opinion surveys that must agree with her even as they disagree with every public survey expresses concern about how protesters have become irrational and detached from reality. Yes. The protesters.