Being smugly witty is probably not that helpful
July 7, 2017 5:06 PM Subscribe
Being right is not really enough. One might be able to bring down the house by quoting Jon Stewart or even Mencken ("In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican"), but what will that do, really? Emmet Penney at Paste descries the way liberals wistfully think their sharp wit knives will be sufficient at a gunfight.