Richard Cohen’s appearance as the first symptom of this deadly ailment might have been missed by some observers, but even a first-year med school student could recognize that the Post is knocking on heaven’s door after examining Robert Samuelson’s latest emission:
If I could, I would repeal the Internet. It is the technological marvel of the age, but it is not — as most people imagine — a symbol of progress. Just the opposite. We would be better off without it. […]
I don’t know what’s better: the use of the word “repeal”, which would indicate that we all got together in the mid-80s and voted to start this newfangled “Internet” thing, or the notion that we’re all imagining that the half-dozen Internet-connected devices in every home are some indicator of progress.