The sixth principle of snark: the hobbyhorse principle. Reduce all human complexity to caricature. Then repeat the caricature. Genuine seriousness, when it turns up (say, in a man like Al Gore), disgusts snarky writers - they refashion it into stiffness or pretension. The mystery of personality bores them into silence.Is this post considered a snark by merely repeating the above?
Saturday, August 29, 2009
Kind of a test
This from the Guardian on being snarky:
Posted by Georges at 19:23