Category Archives: Thought

Tweet it up!

A law that mandates twittering for public officials.

All meetings, phone calls, thoughts, lunches, dinners, stall chats, and other interactions should be documented–in real-time. These politicians have staffers follow them everywhere, so let’s put those Blackberries, iPhones, and Android-based devices to good use.

Let us push to have mandatory twittering for public officials!

Table of Funny

device HUMOR WIT SATIRE SARCASM
motive/aim discovery throwing light amendment inflicting pain
province human nature words & ideas morals & manners faults & foibles
method/means observation surprise accentuation inversion
audience the sympathetic the intelligent the self-satisfied victim & bystander
device INVECTIVE IRONY CYNICISM SARDONIC
motive/aim discredit exclusiveness self-justification self-relief
province misconduct statement of facts morals adversity
method/means direct statement mystification exposure of nakedness pessimism
victim & bystander the public an inner circle the respectable the self