Perhaps Thomas Sowell Should Perform an Exorcism


News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:


NEW YORK, NY—Democratic candidate for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was in the middle of a run-of-the-mill interview—blankly staring at the interviewer for a minute straight after being asked how she’d pay for all the social programs she’s proposing—when disaster struck. She noticed a book on a table nearby and reached over to pick it up before anyone could stop her.

“Aieeee! It burns ussss!” Ocasio-Cortez screamed as her hand burst into flames from touching the book on rudimentary economic concepts. She claimed she had never seen one of those “dreadful things” before and wasn’t aware how much damage it could do.

She was immediately rushed to the hospital.

“As socialism has become increasingly popular, we’ve been seeing more and more of this,” said Doctor Pauline Hudson, who treated Ocasio-Cortez for third-degree burns. “Often it’s a severe-allergic reaction to math. Socialist policies are all well and good, but if you adopt them, you want to stay far away from even basic economic idea like supply and demand. It’s not pretty what happens when the two collide.”


Go here to read the rest.  But she majored in international relations and economics in college!  That makes her an expert!  Her fellow baristas would surely agree!

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  1. I have joked more than once that if we wanted a fair compromise in this nation, if schools were going to be required to teach evolution, then they should also be required to teach economics. (Indeed I’d say the latter would be far more important and relevant to most student’s every day lives than the former.)

  2. Sounds good Nate but for one thing: The Left has co-opted the educational system in this country and if they are going to teach economics will it from a capitalism viewpoint or socialistic viewpoint? I tend to think to think the latter. If they DID touch upon capitalism then I’m afraid it would not be in a good light.

  3. “The Left has co-opted the educational system…”

    Slowly but surely more and more people come around every day to accepting then advocating the rightness of separation of School from State.

    Deny Statism and reject all of its false promises and reject all of its child-snatching schooling.

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