insert your co-opted counter-cultural idea here…

Ok, a couple of days ago I posted “you say you want a revolution” which featured this quote from a former teacher of the columnist (I was reading a sports article):

“I had a teacher who used to say revolution is impossible in a capitalistic society because any countercultural idea will quickly get bought up and mass-marketed and next thing you know Che Guevara T-shirts are going for $8.99.”

I thought it was funny and true and thought you’d enjoy it. Then today Russell added this in the comments:

…and the next thing I knew they were selling wwjd bracelets at wal-mart.

Which I thought was funny too. So then I thought, hey–maybe there are more out there and thought I’d pitch it out to you, the reader(s?). Finish this sentence:

“Revolution is impossible in a capitalistic society becuase any countercultural idea will quickly get bought up and mass-marketed and the next thing you know…”

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