Several nails hit straight on the head. Unfortunately they are metaphorical, tho more than a few will become real as these idiots die.
I got sucked in by your headline, thinking this was a defense of stupidity and you were going to tell us all what we are doing wrong, like what happened when Trump "won" the presidency and people (including Bernie Sanders) told us all we should have been more understanding of Trump's supporters.
And especially (if I remember correctly, tho I may not), we needed to lighten up on the race stuff, because class is really at the bottom of it all, per the Marxist analysis he hasn't questioned in the past 50 years. (PS I think Marx got a lot of things right, but his solutions were absurd, and like Marx, Bernie believed that all the other social problems would be solved by fixing the owner class vs proletariate problem, as it was the cause of it all.)
Oh, there I go again with more of my ADHD sidelines. Sigh. Sorry!
You particularly nailed it on the selfishness. Their selfish demand for "freedom from the needle" always trumps any responsibility they might have for other people.
Yep. That's Trump's entire message in a nutshell. And he is the most unrelenting promoter of selfishness since Ayn Rand (who, in her old age, lived almost entirely on Social Security).
Trump would have died of COVID if he hadn't been president and therefore able to command the docs to give him experiemental treatments...while continuing to rag on the vaccines (which he also got) because they were supposedly only experimental).
SMH so hard I think I'm gonna need surgery.