The Thin Line Between Rich and Poor
Posted by Jack Stephens on February 10, 2007
Benito “Sunny” Vergara, of The Wily Filipino, shares his views (under the blog title “Perks,” Feb. 5, 2007) on separate security lines for first class passengers and coach passengers:
Of course, she was right in the sense that if people are foolish — okay, wealthy — enough to afford the first-class tickets, then they should be welcome to do so. But I don’t think this was what she was arguing. Part of what rankled me was her easy defense of the “natural,” capitalist order of things, but that shouldn’t have been a surprise.