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See, this is why I don’t get into the whole New Year’s thing. On the whole, human life tends to suck, and when a given year is over (even ones before 2020), humanity celebrates that the Bad Stuff is behind us, and Won’t Next Year Be Great. It was certainly that way with 2020. PHEW, glad that’s over! And yet the first few days of 2021 have proved that………this year sucks, too.
But there’s still hope. I present to you the newest addition to Danish Children’s Television, provided with captions:
The first jobs report of the year came out, and as the trend clearly shows, we’ve gone from frantic hiring (last summer) to actual job loss. Let’s face it, the underlying economy is a total shambles. We live increasingly in a fantasy land of our own making. Bailouts. Stimulus checks. Forbearance. It’s all the simulacrum of an actual economy. There is no dignity to it.