Saturday, January 03, 2004

Thoughts on Jennifer Government

If a rather nasty satire about the dreams of Libertarians, Randroids, and marketing-proles is the sort of thing that appeals to you, you'll probably enjoy it. If OTOH you take any of the above seriously, then you probably won't. Personally, I found it extremely funny. There was one bit, however, that really buried the needle on the ironometer: a rant about how without government interference, companies will be able to pay people to tattoo corporate logos on their foreheads, make computers that need repairs after three months, reward consumers who complain about their competitors in the media, pay children to recruit their siblings to their brand of cigarettes, and hire the NRA to eliminate the competition. Apart form the NRA thing, isn't all of that already happening?