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2008-09-30

The Predictive Power of Satire

Many have pondered why some Americans look to such comedic outlets as The Daily Show and The Onion as primary news sources.

It's not because they are fair and balanced. It's not because they do a better job of chronicling the day's events than The New York Times or CNN. It's not even because they are funny.

It's because they can see the future.

3 comments:

Julia said...

it would be funny if it weren't true

Without The H said...
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Without The H said...

I posted this article behind my monitor so I can see it and be reminded that yes - The Onion got it.