The most recent article in the New York Times’ excellent series on class in the US has terrified and nauseated me for reasons I can’t fully verbalize. It focuses on the transient upper-middle-class denizens of new (primarily) Sunbelt satellite suburbs like Alpharetta and Plano. The views, priorities, and desires of these people are simply so distant from mine that I have a difficult time comprehending them. But more than that it feels…insidious.
…maybe I’ll manage to expound on this later.