Tuesday, January 02, 2007

A Different Take on 2006

Dave Barry has his own unique take on 2006:

Decades from now, our grandchildren will come to us and say, "Tell us, Grandpa (or Grandma as the case may be), what it was like to be alive in the year that Angelina Jolie, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Britney Spears and Katie whatshername all had babies, although not necessarily in those combinations." And we will smile wisely and emit a streamer of drool, because we will be very old and unable to hear them. And that will be a good thing, because there are many things about 2006 that we will not want to remember.

This was the year in which the members of the United States Congress, who do not bother to read the actual bills they pass, spent weeks poring over instant messages sent by a pervert. This was the year in which the vice president of the United States shot a lawyer, which turned out to be totally legal in Texas.

For the rest of the discussion of events, real and imagined, that occurred throughout the year, see here.

Hat Tip: Instapundit

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