Dispatcher Ed Konecnik seems to embrace the sociopathic philosophy of Ayn Rand and her disciple Paul Ryan, i.e., one is only responsible for oneself.
These detesters of welfare had no problem accepting it when needed; she when she was dying of cancer and he when his father died. The "haves" put their hands out to the (socialist?) government they detest to bail them out.
They are great flag wavers; send others kids to fight in wars which benefit them, do not pick up the tab when they pollute the environment, and ship their money abroad to avoid taxes. Simply put, they are for the most part hypocrites.
A great quote comes from former Harvard economist John Galbraith: “The modern
conservative is engaged in man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
Dr. Joe Brooks