Speaking of urban agony, by the way — if folks on the right were truly Macchiavellian, they’d be joining the critics of stop-and-frisk. The big Blue enclaves are where the crime and racial strife mostly are; letting those get worse would probably benefit folks on the right. Luckily for the hipsters, righties are too principled for that sort of “heightening the contradictions” thing.
What Glenn “Celebrate Diversity” Reynolds is really saying here is that it would be totes hilarious if enough people died that things started to suck FOR LIBERALS.
Christ, these people. Everything’s permissible if it proves their point. Wars are to make us feel better and urban crime is for use in arguments and everything’s just this big abstraction. Nothing really touches them inside the gated community of the soul, so what difference does it make if the city burns? Fuck ’em, let ’em rot.