I don't care how much the practice makes people feel taken out of themselves and brought into the comforting embrace of the Collective Struggle Community - or whatever the buzzwords are - we have something called the 'Internet' now, and things that seem perfectly reasonable at the moment can give a completely different impression when captured by the uncaring eye of the camera.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eF71v-G6ZQ&feature=channel_video_title

Original video here: via Legal Insurrection and the Conservatory.  It would be a very, very cruel thing if people started infiltrating these goofballs with the goal of seeing how much of a Burma-Shave commercial they'd recite before a critical mass of the crowd caught on.

Open thread.

Moe Lane (crosspost)