Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 2
The New Yorker: After disappointing results in Tuesday’s election, Mr. Priebus said that it was time for Republicans to become “more tolerant of those with a math-and-science lifestyle.”

I realize that this sounds all too plausible, but it never happened. This quotation comes from The Borowitz Report, a satirical column that now appears in The New Yorker. Repeat: satire.

Reince Priebus never said that it was time for Republicans to become more tolerant of those with a math-and-science lifestyle. Sorry to say, but intolerance and rejection of scientific knowledge will continue for many years to come. This is not a joke. I wish it were, but it is not.

I love satire, but I am afraid that Borowitz has stepped over the line with this one. It is just too real to be funny.

Loren
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement