State of the Salmon Address

Seriously, this is all anybody will ever remember about last night:

We live and do business in the information age, but the last major reorganization of the government happened in the age of black and white TV.  There are twelve different agencies that deal with exports. There are at least five different entities that deal with housing policy. Then there’s my favorite example: the Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they’re in fresh water, but the Commerce Department handles them in when they’re in saltwater. And I hear it gets even more complicated once they’re smoked.

Full text here.

Reader Comments (2)

Rhetorically, I thought the conclusion was a bit flat--only because I don't want to hear a president say "I’m not sure how we’ll reach that better place beyond the horizon, but I know we’ll get there. I know we will.” Even in a hypothetical. Even if its true.

January 26, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermarc

Yes, there was something fishy about this speech. Whoever wrote it was probably working for scale. I got a haddock listening to it. Still, I was hooked, despite the bait-and-switch tactics. Excuse me, I'm just trolling here.

January 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDN

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>
« The Economy, Stupid | Main | Olbermann Bows Out »