Matt Yglesias, an extraordinarily naive economics writer for Slate, marvels at a newly opened Walgreens in DC. The stuff he writes about is fairly embarrassing. Here's an example.
|His words: "futuristic soda machine"|
His article is titled "I Have Seen the Future of Retail". And this is perhaps the best example of the liberal yuppie bubble. These writers cloister themselves into fauxhemian enclaves in urban hotspots like New York, DC, San Francisco and put up with all of the inconveniences in order to live closer to other urban yuppies. And then they marvel why the rest of the country doesn't want to live, think, and act like them.