Fresh off defending their ability to regulate commerce over the dead bodies of cancer patients, the so-called liberals of the Supreme Court are now defending the right of the government to steal homes from working stiffs and giving them to the super-rich. Prediction: this will merit at most an approving eyebrow-raise from TPM or Yglesias or Kos.
Yay. Now democracy is saved from people trying to live in the house their grandfather built. And with housing prices as they are, well, I’m sure they’ll be able to afford something equivalent at the compensation the government is willing to give. Not in a First World country, mind you, but there will be something.
If they don’t like it, let them eat cake! I heard a new recipe on NPR. By the way, collect that pauper’s taxes as you kick him out of the house so we can get a new transmitter built for WETA. The limo doesn’t get good reception in the mansion’s fourth garage.