The vote sidetracking the bill was 56-41, with supporters falling four votes short of the 60 they needed to prevail. Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Dean Heller of Nevada were the only Republicans voting to keep the legislation alive and the only lawmakers crossing party lines on the vote.
And, yet …
… I must be getting old, despite refusing to grow up.
I mean, I’m pretty sure Erika Moen’s flip-hole cartoon† is genuinely funny, but … why am I not laughing?
I mean, really, even the gratuitous New Hope joke just isn’t moving me the way it should.
I’m guessing there is a matter of perspective involved that I’m just missing. Like Wooderson raving about his car. That is, if you don’t get the underlying trope, you won’t understand why the joke is funny.
Still, though, we cannot forget the tireless dedication of our comic artists. The amount of thought and effort that goes into a joke like that is both incalculable and just a bit scary.
† TURD: NSFW.