I thought the following exchange was interesting:
No one? I know the underlying idea expressed in the exchange is pretty standard here. But seeing the argument in such a mainstream show was a bit surprising.
trey parker and matt stone are libertarians. They sprinkle this kind of stuff in other episodes ie "Imaginationland" when the gov. is going to assault our imaginations for the good of all. They make fun of al gore as the "hunter of the man/bear/pig", this seems to be commentary on his mission to stop global warming.