The American right wing turn on the old – and it’s a trend we’re bound to see copied

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This video shows the new line of thinking from the American right on the cause of our economic problems - blame the old.

To understand some more about the speaker, just click here. This is Koch Industries at work.

But mad - and bad - as this logic is expect it to be followed. The idea that we 'can't afford the elderly' is growing rapidly. It's the inevitable outcome of the 'we can't afford pensions' argument. And morally it takes us toi places I'd rather not go - but will if I have to, because I sure as heck do not think we consign the old to destitution, even if the right do.

Hat tip: TJN