The only true medicine for the pain of politics is laughter—after all, if we weren’t laughing at the (mostly) unintentional humor emanating from Washington D.C. and state capitols, chances are we’d be crying. It’s been over a month since Republicans mercilessly beat up on House Democrats and yet the lame duck continues to quack away, with tax cuts, gays in the military and immigration killing any notion of bipartisanship. In the strange world that is politics liberals may have become more irritated with President Obama than conservatives, and the president himself seems irritated with everyone—perfect for comedic fodder. Tomorrow we’ll probably cry about our lost jobs, but today join us in laughing at the madness of it all—the truth hurts far less when it’s told by comedians.
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