QUOTE OF THE DAY….From mild-mannered sociology professor Kieran Healy, commenting on whether or not it’s worth it to confront someone who’s jumped to the front of a queue:
“How does it hurt you?” That, my friends, is the coolly rational voice of homo economicus. While H.E. has his virtues, and can often help you think straight, sometimes you just have to tell him to fuck off.
This is dedicated to the “Different Tones and Wider Nets” session at Netroots Nation, on which I am currently participating.