Monday, March 13, 2006


I'm one of the opinion that any subject can be turned into a funny joke, but it depends on the skill of the joke teller as well as his/her relation to the subject. So, the image of prominent politicians and media types making funnies out of this makes me want to hurl:

Tim Russert, making his first appearance as a new member, decked out in a blue dress and a shiny blond wig as one of the cable news bunnies. But there were also some true clunkers. Singing about torture, subbing "rendition" for "tradition" and borrowing the "Fiddler on the Roof" song was not funny at all. The chumminess of the politicos and the press corps can be cloying.