Wednesday, December 10, 2008

WSJ Opinion Column on Alex Kuczynski's Surrogacy Piece

Wall St. Journal: Rent-a-Womb Is Where Market Logic Leads, by Thomas Frank:

At long last, our national love affair with the rich is coming to a close. The moguls whose exploits we used to follow with such fascination, it now seems, plowed the country into the ground precisely because of the fabulous rewards that were showered on them.

Massive inequality, we have learned, isn't the best way to run an economy after all. And when you think about it, it's also profoundly ugly.

Some people haven't received the memo, though. Take Alex Kuczynski, author of the New York Times Magazine cover story for Nov. 30, which tells how she went about hiring another woman to bear her child.

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