The Other Sunday Funnies
Welcome to a new feature on If This Be Treason.
The Other Sunday Funnies isn’t what comes buried in the advertising section of your Sunday newspaper. Nor is it intended to mimic the clip feature that some of you have come to expect at the end of ABC’s This Week every Sunday morning, which basically just offers up some stand-up one liners from late night TV, mostly of a populist and reactionary nature–anything for a yuk you know.
In our feature here, we’re hoping to bring you some biting and insightful social and political commentary from some extremely bright minds. In our experience, a comedian with a sharp wit can often offer us a clearer understanding of a political process than even the most astute political analyst. One joke is worth a thousand words–or something like that.
If you see a video clip that you think would be appropriate for The Other Sunday Funnies, send us a link through the “Contact Us” feature just below our masthead.
For our inaugural Sunday Funny, we’re offering-up a clip that was supplied to us by our contributing writer Joshua Kricker. Here, George Carlin seems to talk from us from beyond the grave. His insights eerily would seem to refer to Mr. Obama’s plans for Syria…