Wednesday, April 27, 2016

We miss Jon

The WORDmeister reassures: Yesterday’s WORD seems to have frightened some loyal victims. We’re not quite done for the season — more blather for a week or two, until classes are over, grades turned in and the whitecoats from St. Mumbles get tired of more campaign crapola. So bear up as best you can. And will the WORD retire after this season? Are you nuts — with a possible Drumpf presidency on the horizon? Jon Stewart can crawl away, but the WORD is made of sterner stuff.
Flaming Ants

“The press can hold its magnifying glass up to our problems, bringing them into focus, illuminating issues heretofore unseen, or they can use that magnifying glass to light ants on fire and then perhaps host a week of shows on the sudden, unexpected dangerous flaming ant epidemic.”

—Jon Stewart, who abandoned us to the Campaign Year of Insanity, 2010 URL

Editorial Comment: Of course, if he’d stayed, Jon’s head would already have spectacularly exploded.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

Rather Nice


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