This speech is a straightforward argument for the role that collective action, channeled through government, must play in our future—
Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) January 21, 2013
Well, isn’t that special! According to The One, Celebration of the individual is so passé; collectivism is where it’s at. In his inauguration proclamation today, President Obama sang the praises of The Collective:
Now that he’s successfully held on to his throne, he no longer needs to be subtle about his desire to turn citizens into his own personal army of obedient Borg. Drooling libs fawned:
And government loves us, right? While lefty drones were falling to their knees in blind worship of Dear Leader, conservatives were voicing their utter disgust at Obama’s corruption of what it means to be an American:
Indeed he is. But we are not.
Resistance is not futile, Mr. President. We will not be assimilated.