Saturday Night Live, April 23rd, 1977:
Headline at Fox News, March 22nd, 2012, “California marijuana workers ready to unionize.”
Muggeridge’s Law states that there is no way for any satirist to improve upon real life for its pure absurdity — but sometimes it takes a while for the law to be enforced.
Update: Welcome Mark Steyn readers clicking in from the Corner, with further examples of “Spirits of the Age.” Regarding our post, Mark writes wistfully on “The Golden State at twilight: half-stoner, half-teamster. Okay, that’s enough: As Ed Driscoll notes, satirists should be unionizing before the massive redundancies.”