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.”

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Only in America

So, given that we have a white woman claiming to be black leading a NAACP chapter, comedians afraid to play to college audiences, a group dedicated to diversity excluding people based on skin color, and the Klu Klux Klan accepting black, Jewish and gay members (meanwhile, I appear to have 1992 on the phone ranting about wanting its election back or something), it's easy to think that satire has given up, gone home, and is curled in a fetal position under the covers in bed, wimpering for a simpler time.

But no, it's not given up—it's just that satire has gotten harder to detect: Black Chicago men start Klu Klux Klan chpater citing a declining culture as a reason. That is simply brilliant (but alas, real life still has a way of trumping satire when it wants to).

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