Perhaps the Funniest Post-Brexit Tantrum Yet, Courtesy of The New York Times
So this apparently passes as intelligent commentary among The New York Times set and tantrum-throwing "Remain" pajama boy voters in Britain.
Namely, a perpetual adolescent who acknowledges:
Since my late teens, every effort I have ever exerted has been with the intention of escaping Alresford. And yet, I am an early-career academic and so I am forced to move back, every summer, to live with my parents because I cannot afford to pay rent elsewhere after my temporary teaching contract ends."
Nevertheless, he openly fantasizes about its utter obliteration and return to a state of nature, lamenting the area's "Brexit" vote to declare independence from the European Union:
Sometimes, in the summer, I walk up the hill and I look out over it, the housing development on one side and…[more]
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Duncan announced last month he planned to leave his post at the end of the year to spend more time with his family in Chicago. The news came as a surprise to many. Duncan has been with the president from the…