Ed Driscoll

Defining Crises Down

You know you’re in the land of plenty when…

There’s a podcast titled, “Diet in Decline: Can America’s Overnutrition Crisis be Reversed?”

(Overnutrition?! God, I love that.)

And as Mickey Kaus writes, “This evening NBC Nightly News billboarded a ‘housing CRISIS.’ I thought a ‘housing crisis’ was when people couldn’t find housing, not when it got cheaper. (NBC’s expert: ‘It’s very, very difficult to find any silver lining.’ No it’s not.) …”

To paraphrase Orrin Judd, every people should face such crises.