A Study in Buffoonery

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"A Study in Buffoonery"

An emailer wonders how this hilarous David Broder parody made it into today’s Post. The special unintentional comedy prize goes to former Senator Alan Simpson for his observation that “No one wanted to see us embarrassed by being unable to come to consensus.”

And there’s the rub. The purpose of the commission is for a bipartisan political elite to try to avoid embarrassment.

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