I don’t talk negatively, Maria Rose, I talk satirically, to get people’s attention. There’s a difference.

And, see, it worked.

Just to clarify:

Satire is, by definition, offensive. It is meant to make us feel uncomfortable. It is meant to make us scratch our heads, think, do a double-take, and then think again. — Maajid Nawaz

So while I have no investment in you listening to me at all, I’d hate to lose you as a reader.

What do you think, Maria Rose, can we agree that satire is an effective form of resistance?

“When it comes to bullies, satire is the best disinfectant.” — Robert Reich

Thanks for reading and ranting a little. All forms of expression are welcome here.


Writer. Satirist. Author. Cyclist. Visit me at allanishac.com.

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