The Perils of Clickbait
1. A lot of my friends linked to a version of this slideshow with a line or two of jealousy about school lunches in social democratic countries.
2. Turns out the truth is more complicated.
3. The basic lesson is that if something is too good to be true, it probably is.
4. I also wonder if liberals end up shooting themselves in the foot when we post things on social media. I want a generous welfare state too but I am not sure memes do anything but preach to the choir and put everyone else on the defensive.
5. Both sides do it.