It was time for a change, no?
I’ve been ignoring the “Iowa journalism professor writes about how horrible Iowa is for The Atlantic Monthly, gets in SO much trouble...” meme, but a friend sent me Lileks’ auxiliary rectum surgery demonstration, and, well…
“Kind of bygone-era town-hall meeting” is not exactly crisp or precise, especially since they’re not kind-of town-hall meetings but actual town-hall meetings, and hardly bygone since they’re occurring now, and repeat every four years. (…)
Students, take note: watch those figures of speech! They can pile up into odd images: (…)
So we have an earthquake that throws someone to the top of a dance card, after which he drives a steamroller.
Oowwww! The butt! It hurts!!
If only it didn’t have a teeny tiny typo of its own — “…the state’s gay marriage laws may [sic] overturned in the future” — it’s perfect!