That’s the fundamental difference between the US and the rest of the Western world…
The inability to understand that taxes should fund essential services like health care and education still blows my mind. How can you ever have a “great” country when citizens can’t afford to be healthy or educated?
And then there are abominations like private firefighters, which is such an unfathomable concept to me I can’t understand it.
Solidarity is essential to society, not some radical alternative philosophy.