Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Friday, May 24, 2024

Humor requires emotional distance rather than emotional urgency, dispassionate observation rather than cheerleading and sermonizing, cool wit rather than scalding rage. Wit is almost always ultimately self- deprecating, but the modern political partisan cannot afford such self-deprecation, because he understands the entire political contest to be a matter of raising or lowering the relative status of one social group in competition with another.



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Couldn't that article be more brief?:]

#1 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2024-05-24 02:55 PM | Reply

It can be brief, terse, succinct, concise, short-winded, and economical in both word and phrase and sentence and paragraph.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2024-05-24 10:35 PM | Reply

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