Give me the moose

May 9, 2011

I just submitted this comment to NPR via their web contact form:

“Now, something that pushes the boundaries of things we consider on All Things Considered,” said Melissa Block in the lead-in to today’s delightful taxidermy story. Take it back! You had just moved from a story about a lying politician that ruined my drive through the country. I’ll take a story about a stuffed moose over one about a breathing cultural warrior any day.

Block’s comment was incongruous with the variety of stories the show covers. I loved the taxidermy story, and hated having to listen to one about another politician who seems to think we’re all stuffed, lifeless and unblinkingly accepting of her malarkey.

The politician in question: Michele Bachmann.

Anton Zuiker

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