Monday, May 03, 2004

Enhance Your Expensive Liberal Arts Education

Dear Mr. President:

It is widely known that you do not read. Because reading is a habit one develops as a child, I'm going to assume that you've never been big on the reading "thing." Further, I will deduce that you missed out on a lot of important and instructive literature, even though you went to an Ivy League school and received the equivalent of a $100,000 education (that's in 70s dollars and hasn't been adjusted for inflation).

You shouldn't feel embarassed about this. I mean, it's not like you had all the resources other families had when you were growing up.

However, as you are the the leader of the free world, you might want to "bone up" on some historical and psychological stuff just so you can understand where the other guys are coming from and what motivates other people. Also, it gives you something to say at those annoying cocktail parties and state functions they're always making you attend.

Now, I'm not suggesting that you read because you don't like to read and it would take you too long to catch up. Luckily they've got these things called "films" now (not to be confused with movies) and a lot of them are based on those books you missed out on.

Just to start you out on the right track, I've provided a list of titles and descriptions from Netflix you might consider below (and, my friends will surely have other suggestions for you):

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