If you’re a regular reader of this blog you probably know that I don’t have a very high opinion of the mainstream media in the United States. I have an even lower opinion of politicians, and I’ve struggled to find a reason that would explain to me why discourse in this country has sunk to such a deplorable level. We all know that the pontifications of our politicians are nothing more than verbal masturbation, but the question remains; why has the bullshit gotten out of hand?
I have two words for you: Monty Python.
I can sense your confusion. I would like to draw your attention to exhibit A:
Okay, so it’s a stretch. But imagining that we’re stuck inside a Monty Python sketch gives me more hope than the alternative.