Saturday Night Live On Unmanned Killer Drones

Suppose our War on Terror drones were at the center of our culture rather than the shadowy periphery? Absurdity and horror via Saturday Night Live:

3 Comments on "Saturday Night Live On Unmanned Killer Drones"

  1. Dress up disturbing realities with stupid humor. Yeah, still not funny.

    • VaudeVillain | Nov 26, 2012 at 3:48 pm |

      I’m pretty sure that was never intended to be funny, that it was dressed up with stupid humor precisely to underscore how disturbing the reality is. Did you notice how the studio audience wasn’t laughing like they do for most of those shorts? Did you notice how nervous and uncomfortable they sounded?

      The really awful part, to me, is that this is the only way Americans are exposed to just how horrifying our military and intelligence services have become. Programs like Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show shouldn’t be forced to act like grown ups and address serious issues, we should have genuine, independent news media for that. Instead, we have FAUX News and MSMPC force-feeding us their propaganda-laden infotainment.

      Our “legitimate” news agencies have been neutered by forcing them into “objectivity” and “impartiality” that forces them to invent false equivalencies and renders them wholly incapable of any sort of moral judgement regarding anything remotely resembling mainstream partisan orthodoxy. It should not require the services of career comedians to point out obvious insanity and immorality in our leaders.

    • Matt Staggs | Nov 28, 2012 at 9:45 am |

      Humor can be a very powerful weapon when it comes to cultural change.

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