“Ann’s latest is called ‘Treason,’ in which she denounces all liberals as traitors, right Ann?” asks the strip’s mock radio interviewer.
“Well, it’s not just liberals,” Ann screeches. “Lots of moderates are traitors, too–as are conservatives who disagree with me. Treason has just gotten completely out of hand lately!”
“Well, as I’m sure you know, Ann, under the US code, treason is a federal crime carrying the death penalty….So I take it you would argue that over half the country should be put to death?”
“Um….wow…That’s a tough one,” says Ann. “I’m not sure.”
“Perhaps you could ask a passing orderly…,” suggests the interviewer.
“Good idea. Hold on…”
Hang it up, Ann.
Palm Beach in Baghdad?
“It would be a disaster to have an election whose legitimacy was contested. Nobody wants Palm Beach County in Baghdad,” Noah Feldman, a law professor at New York University, who served as a constitutional law adviser to Paul Bremer, recently told the New York Times.