We revere the image of farmers on TV commercials and in campaign speeches. The truth is there are one billion farmers on earth and 60 percent of them live in poverty. God may have made farmers, but man continues to make new ways to exploit them.
Satire is an important form of political commentary. The problem is that when someone equates a particular policy position with The Destruction of America As We Know It, they disregard the fact that reasonable people can disagree.
Every month, media business executive and former Obama for President finance committee member Leo Hindery puts out a very detailed memo breaking done the national unemployment data to find it's true meaning.