May 03, 2007

This Has Got to be Embarrassing

Juan Cole, meet Martin Kramer, comedian.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at May 3, 2007 12:29 AM

Absolutely classic!!!

Posted by: jonorose at May 3, 2007 02:04 AM

Hilarious! Thanks for sharing.

Posted by: sallyo at May 3, 2007 08:05 AM

(Ooh, sarcasm! I know the rules! Put me in, coach!)

I love it! He takes a single line, removes it from the context of the accompanying 2000 word post, and uses as the basis for a satire that rivals the Onion! And it's so chock-full of details, you can tell he knows his stuff! I haven't read anything this funny since P. Laswell's last breathless plea for PayPal donations! Kudos for to Prof. Kramer for being able to whip that out in the short nine months since the Cole Post!

(...not agreeing with Cole, just trying to play.)

Posted by: Naha at May 3, 2007 10:28 AM

Come on Naha, be a good sport. It was funny.

Posted by: Michael J. Totten at May 3, 2007 11:31 AM

You gotta give it to Cole though, that was an asinine statement to make in any context. I love conspiracy theory deconstructionist humor!

On the other hand Naha, your satire is completely humorless. Next time don't play, you're a bore.

Posted by: Miguel at May 3, 2007 04:51 PM

Too bad nobody reads Martin Kramer...

Posted by: Graham at May 8, 2007 10:14 PM
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