“U.S.A. the Envy of World After Ten Billion Dollars in Campaign Ads Changes Almost Nothing,” The New Yorker, Andy Borowitz.
Three questions in a row commentary. Were you convinced? Did you wonder about who was trying to influence the election the most? Which ones, Republicans, Democrats, Polling firms, TV News, Magazines, News Papers, the masked militia at the polling boxes, trump???
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (The Borowitz Report) – The United States of America has become the envy of the world after a ten-billion-dollar expenditure on political advertising changed virtually nothing.
People around the globe marveled at a democracy so robust it could withstand an outlay of cash greater than the gross domestic product of nations such as Tajikistan, Montenegro, and Somalia.
“In my country, I would worry that spending ten billion dollars on campaign ads would result in the entire government being ousted,”
a resident of Tajikistan said.
“But America is such a great nation that you can spend that much and the results are barely detectable.”
After being asked, I suggested to my wife to ignore the noise. It was mostly false and meant to agitate and provoke.