Normally I don't post excerpts, but this is just too good. LiveJournal conventions seem to require requesting permission to repost things, and ozarque's really busy this week, so I'll just give you the teaser and the link.
by Suzette Haden Elgin
On that day when -- suddenly -- God Almighty,
at the farthest narrow extreme of all patience,
inflicted sanity upon the United States Congress....
[read the rest here]