In his column, which can fairly be described as an eye-burning rant, Mr. Cooper laments Idexx's apparent disdain for mud, dust, concrete, stone, pickaxes, shovels, hammers, wrenches, grease, grunt, and
Good God, what a turn we have taken in how few decades since the frontier
closed. We are not only getting more stupid by the day, less well-read or even
interested in reading, more inclined to vote for an idiot or a jerk or a crook
or a straddler, we are getting lame and weak and soft and afraid of real work
and real things and real life.
Talk amongst yourselves.
- John C.L. Morgan