As King Kong climbed his eponymous building, we never considered the secretaries he mangled on his way up or the taxi drivers he flattened after he fell. We donated our attention to the spectacle. Big personalities can trump the needs of millions.

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12 Replies to “Aspirations”

  1. So clever. And a I share your impression of what is going on. Big, flashy, rich, entertaining…it always overshadows the issues that actually matter. So sad and infuriating.

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