Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
As a highly paid political consultant, it irritates the heck out of me when clients ignore my advice.
What is Blog Guy’s first rule for politicians when they’re out in public?
Do NOT let them drive a car! It doesn’t give them the common touch, it doesn’t make them look macho, it just makes them appear truly goofy.
But it gets worse.
If you’re Muammar Gaddafi with a huge popular revolt on your hands, your minders should NOT let you drive a go-kart thingy with the label “Club Car” emblazoned across the front.
Every so often an idea comes along that is so awful it deserves a place in the Bad Idea Hall of Fame. Like there was the toilet timer that made sure workers don’t spend too much time in the bathroom, and of course there was that hotel bed-warming service.
But now, along comes an idea that makes those others seem positively brilliant.
We have photos showing “hands free driving” in a car that is controlled by the driver’s brain. I’m not making this up.
Lamar, where the heck are you? I told you to meet me at the Motor Show.
I’m here, Boss. I’ll find you in a few minutes. I stopped in the men’s room by the Renault display.
Really? I just went by there and I didn’t see a men’s room.
I’m not surprised, Boss, it turns out in Switzerland they just put the stalls right out in the open. Those crazy Swiss, huh?