Or rather, the phenomenon that is Google cries out for Tom Lehrer. Come out of retirement, Tom! Political satire is not obsolete, notwithstanding Kissinger’s Nobel …. A colleague posted on a listserv a brief note about an article on “Google’s planes”. I thought, no, really? Google is buying planes? for streetview, I imagine — holy [...]
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His humor is the humor of the mob against the victim, of sword against the pen, of six sleazeballs on a street-corner in Bensonhurst yelling at passing cars. P. J. O'Rourke is precisely the kind of ignorant pinheaded loudmouth political pimp Mencken boned and gutted for breakfast. He's Babbitt with attitude.