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Nation Tired of Explaining Things to Idiots

Post by voguy » 06-12-2016 08:13 AM

LINK TO STORY - Opinion piece
Older article but still worth a read based on the elections.


Borowitz Report
Many in Nation Tired of Explaining Things to Idiots
By Andy Borowitz , June 23, 2015


Many Americans are tired of explaining things to idiots, particularly when the things in question are so painfully obvious, a new poll indicates.

According to the poll, conducted by the University of Minnesota’s Opinion Research Institute, while millions have been vexed for some time by their failure to explain incredibly basic information to dolts, that frustration has now reached a breaking point.

Of the many obvious things that people are sick and tired of trying to get through the skulls of stupid people, the fact that climate change will cause catastrophic habitat destruction and devastating extinctions tops the list, with a majority saying that they will no longer bother trying to explain this to cretins.

Coming in a close second, statistical proof that gun control has reduced gun deaths in countries around the world is something that a significant number of those polled have given up attempting to break down for morons.

Finally, a majority said that trying to make idiots understand why a flag that symbolizes bigotry and hatred has no business flying over a state capitol only makes the person attempting to explain this want to put his or her fist through a wall.

In a result that suggests a dismal future for the practice of explaining things to idiots, an overwhelming number of those polled said that they were considering abandoning such attempts altogether, with a broad majority agreeing with the statement, “This country is exhausting.”

Andy Borowitz is a New York Times best-selling author and a comedian who has written for The New Yorker since 1998. He writes the Borowitz Report for newyorker.com.
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Post by Doka » 06-24-2016 08:50 PM

Those that can understand , do, those that can't understand, make fun of the ones that do.
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Post by Raggedyann » 06-24-2016 09:01 PM

Doka wrote:Those that can understand , do, those that can't understand, make fun of the ones that do.
I know that feeling well!
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Post by Riddick » 06-25-2016 12:27 AM

Am I to understand those that understand, would never make fun of those who don't understand?

Either way, in this case I'm not sure I do. Understand, that is. Or not.

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Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 06-25-2016 04:32 AM

It's a relief that none of you dedicated members have mentioned the idiot capital of America. I'd better not write that geographical location here for fear of Utah's NSA computer banks picking me off this morning! :P

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Here's music I'm listening to now for the ears of idiots! :)



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Post by voguy » 06-25-2016 07:50 AM

The key is to understand facts from opinion. And not all you hear and read, despite a name crying out "news" is fact.
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Post by badspell » 06-25-2016 05:48 PM

Hi kids...Don't forget love and patience.
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Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 06-25-2016 09:09 PM

badspell wrote:Hi kids...Don't forget love and patience.
Welcome back badspell from us seasick, dedicated and too few pirates! :D The idiot's waves get higher everyday! :P

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Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 06-26-2016 02:37 PM

:D Thanks Riddick! I liked both of them and I long remember the Sunday night Monty Python shows on PBS. I see now that You Tube is the answer as always! :lol:
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