Kevin at The Washington Monthly adds his voice to corporate efforts to block consumers from being able to sue corporations that harm them — except he doesn’t really realize that he has done so.

He cites a right-wing article, written by a right-wing think tank fellow, saying “huge awards in liability lawsuits” is part of why much of the American public can’t get flu vaccines this year. This triggers readers to leave comments like, “Thank the trial lawyers, and those in power who get furious if a medical company makes a profit.”

This is how it works. Watch your backs.