Maybe if all high school bullies were excluded from future political office, the world would be a nicer place. Or better yet, let’s just beat up all the high school bullies!
next topic: a new form of joke in which words are deleted from the set-up and then included or hinted at in the punchlines.
Neo-conservative fantasy: there’s nothing wrong with business, capitalism, and massive non-renewable resource extraction except ____ ____ (two words deleted for effect).
Reality: There’s nothing wrong with Arab Oil. Arab gas stations, however….
“I’m sorry you’re not the dashing, gallant Bedouin tribesman that your ancestors were–could I have a full tank of super, please?”
Iranian oil is also perfectly fine. With friendly gas stations.
© Alan Brech 2012