The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Monday, October 27, 2008
National Public What?
Saturday morning, Mr. ------ turned on the radio in his Suburban Assault Vehicle on our way to pin-shooting and with a wicked grin, tuned it to NPR, expecting left-slanted news or classical music. What we heard instead was... Well, they were in the middle of a highly subjective and personal discussion about boy's underpants. He, Tam and I sat there aghast for several minutes; I don't know what they were thinking but the pie chart above sprang fully-formed in my mind's eye. The proportions are estimates but I'd bet a cookie they're close.
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."