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Piling on Detroit

28 Sep

Detroit has declared bankruptcy, so it’s been in the news a lot lately.  The thing I don’t get, though, is that lots of people seem to think that’s the funniest thing they’ve ever heard. Maybe it’s me, it but seems that many react to news of Detroit’s problems either with giddy hilarity or condescending disdain. On a recent show, comedian Bill Maher even compared Detroit to Chernobyl.  You’re a funny guy, Bill.  So here’s something that’ll have you in stitches:  many people in Detroit want jobs and can’t get them.  Why don’t they leave?  They can’t afford to, Bill. They’re poor! Many in Detroit are suffering, Bill.  New rule, Bill.  Stop being a jerk.

New Rule, Bill.

New Rule, Bill.

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