December 1, 2019

THERE IS NO WAY ANY SATIRIST CAN IMPROVE UPON REAL LIFE FOR ITS PURE ABSURDITY:

Shot: Bloomberg: Darned right we need to tax the poor.

—Jazz Shaw, Hot Air, Friday.

Chaser: “The press went with it without explaining that it was an April Fool’s joke. Patsy Schroeder referenced it on the floor of the House of Representatives, a bunch of other Democrat and liberals. By the way, the condition of the poor has vastly improved since the tax the poor update. That was April 1st, 1991, by the way.”

“20th Anniversary Flashback: Rush Demands We Tax the Poor,” Rush Limbaugh.com, July 31, 2008.

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