... for "saying 'go fuck yourself' in a calmer manner".
To deal with "reality" is to forget how it came to be in the first place. To demand that the billionaires playing tiddlywinks with phantom mortgages pay for the destruction they caused is counterproductive. That happened yesterday. Which is to say not at all. "We" are in this mess and "we" need to all sacrifice.
"The most politically volatile suggestion may be to tackle military health care costs, which rose from $19 billion to an unsustainable $50 billion over the last decade."
Gee I fucking wonder how that happened? Unsustainable is a pretty fucking interesting word in this context given that it only refers to money and not why so much has been needed!