From Harper’s Weekly Review:
“Such things have always happened. It’s part of destiny’s plan,” said Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan [re the devastating earthquakes], who had previously bragged of allowing contractors to ignore safety codes designed to make buildings more earthquake-resistant.
These remarks remind me of the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, I can’t imagine why. Oh, maybe because I keep thinking about capitalism’s war on government regulations? Maybe that’s why.