The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Another from the “Life trumps satire” Department

JERICHO, Ark.—It was just too much, having to return to court twice on the same day to contest yet another traffic ticket, and Fire Chief Don Payne didn't hesitate to tell the judge what he thought of the police and their speed traps.

The response from cops? They shot him. Right there in court.

Via theferrett, Fire chief shot by cop in Ark. court over tickets - Yahoo! News

I give up. This is just too out there. Where do you go from here? What possible form of satire can you do when our society has fallen to such levels of … of … this?

And it's sad, in a way, that real life is just too weird for satire nowadays.

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