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Defending a High Achiever

Congratulations, Kwasi Enin. For this astounding feat, you now get to be pilloried where no good deed goes unpunished, on the Internet. That's an unfortunate part of the price one pays for being both black and bright in the age of affirmative ...

Colbert's Irony and Twitter Don't Mix

One of the unwritten but widely respected rules of satire is that somehow, somewhere, someone simply isn't going to get the joke. And if they don't get the joke, you get taken seriously about something you don't really believe.