Snow Job: The Liberal Theory of “Zero-Sum Death”

We’ve always known that many liberals subscribe to the “zero sum game” theory when it comes to economics, but I had no idea they believe that to be the case with life itself.

In “zero sum game” economics, the belief is that, for you to make a dollar, somebody has to lose a dollar.

Apparently the same holds true in life too — for somebody to live, somebody must die. At least Bill Maher appears to think so.

Maher to P.J. O’Rourke: Why didn’t Rush Limbaugh die from drugs instead of Heath Ledger? I believe the exact words were “Why couldn’t he have croaked from it instead of Heath Ledger?”

Is there anything nicer — and more targeted and exclusionary — than liberal “compassion”?

But enough of that nonsense. Here’s something more interesting than Bill Maher — though about the same color. A picture of a snowman my daughter made this morning. Yes, it’s wearing a UPS hat:


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