Cruel yet Eloquent

The Onion has a piece called Hey, Wasn’t There Some Sort Of National Tragedy A Few Months Back?

Sometimes biting satire is the best way of making us think about ourselves–as individuals or a country. This story’s about memory, forgetfulness, lack of resolve, and the banality of “never forget.” Maybe if things like this stuck in our heads more often, we’d actually have reasonable gun laws.

But woe unto me for wishing that we come up with rationally conceived legislation instead of deriving our laws from blindly-followed, ne’er-questioned Rights.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: