Monday, September 27, 2010

A clown by any other name...

I'm glad to see that the current U.S. style of politics is rivaled in other countries!

Literacy test dims clown's bid for Brazil congress (AP source)

I'm imagining that headline would fit right on the cover of USA Today. The only difference is that there is no hiding the fact that Tiririca (Francisco Silva) is a real clown. The distinction here is that in the U.S. we like to dress them up a bit and teach them to talk pretty....oh, and then we vote them in.