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No, we’re not going into competition with our counterparts over at The Atlantic, but this submission from a reader at NYU is too good to pass up, especially in light of today’s news about how FEMA suppressed health warnings to Hurricane Katrina victims. Nothing to laugh at really, but we’re all in the same boat now, and we do need to try to laugh, occasionally:
Q: What does George Bush think of Roe v. Wade?
A: He really doesn’t care how people get out of New Orleans.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Number of U.S. congressional districts in which trade with China has produced more jobs than it has cost:
Young bilingual children who learned one language first are likelier than monolingual children and bilingual children who learned languages simultaneously to say that a dog adopted by owls will hoot.
An Oklahoma legislative committee voted to defund Advanced Placement U.S. History courses, accusing the curriculum of portraying the United States as “a nation of oppressors and exploiters.”
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“He could be one of a million beach-bound, black-socked Florida retirees, not the man who, by some odd happenstance of life, possesses the brain of Albert Einstein — literally cut it out of the dead scientist's head.”