In jest, maybe

by Michael O. Allen on September 15, 2008

Alright, this piece by New Yorker magazine’s Hendrik Hertzberg is funny, I think:

PALINOPSIA

A neurologist friend, Dr. Richard Ransohoff, has drawn our attention to an early contribution to the suddenly burgeoning field of palinological studies.

It is hoped that this paper, published, in 1989, in the Swiss-based journalEuropean Neurology (Vol. 29, No. 6) may illuminate the phenomenon, often seen in Republican patients, whereby failed Bush policies are retained in policy-processing areas of the brain long after these policies have demonstrated themselves to be abject failures.

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SC Pitts September 15, 2008 at 7:09 PM

Ha! This is hilarious! Thanks for posting this — it helped me snicker on a bad day. :)

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