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Just the Thought…

More than once has an ad very much like the one shown here appeared on my Cafe Hayek home page. This ad appeared on my screen just moments ago.

Seeing it literally – and, yes, I here use the word literally – makes my stomach queasy. The thought of grabbing a beer, cup of coffee, or whatever with Elizabeth Warren is appalling and nauseating.

I know that millions of individuals would relish the opportunity to meet a person so famous, so powerful, and so greedy for yet more power. Me, I’d rather drink water from a dog’s bowl while listening to the barking of Spot, Rover, or Fido. (And I’m not especially fond of dogs.) Spot, Rover, or Fido would neither insult my intelligence nor attempt to enlist my support for predatory schemes against innocent human beings.