A Non-Essential Worker, or, The End of Satire

Nonessential Worker

A friend writes to draw my attention to The Borowitz Report, Fauci Urges Non-Essential Worker to Go Home. And we know who that non-essential worker is, don’ t we?

Also recommended: The Borowitz Report, National Incompetence Stockpiles at Full Capacity.

As is often the case, Borowitz’s writing is witty and trenchant. But even his enormous satirical skills are no match for the reality reported in Politico, Why the Trump Administration Won’t Be Able to Make the Stimulus Work: As the New Deal shows us, it takes expertise, professionalism and skill to execute massive government programs—qualities the White House lacks.