What happened to Tom Friedman?

I woke up Sunday morning to find that Mr. Flat Earth has had an epiphany:

What if the crisis of 2008 represents something much more fundamental than a deep recession? What if it’s telling us that the whole growth model we created over the last 50 years is simply unsustainable economically and ecologically and that 2008 was when we hit the wall — when Mother Nature and the market both said: “No more.”

When even the number one chearleader of global capitalism has finally realized that a finite planet can’t deliver an ever-increasing flow of crappy consumer goods, it’s time for a nice tall glass of cider.

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