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Romney Campaign Tries to Make Venn Diagram, Fails


Romney Staffer No. 1: I got it! We’ll illustrate the “Middle-Class Promise Gap on Healthcare” with a Venn diagram!

Romney Staffer No. 2: But … how? I don’t even think that’s possible.

Romney Staffer No. 1: In the left circle we’ll put the promise, in the right circle we’ll put the reality, and in the middle, the difference between the two.

Romney Staffer No. 2: Yeah, like I said, that doesn’t work. You see, in a Venn diagram 

Romney Staffer No. 1: Shut up, Larry! You’re always bossing me around and telling me why my Venn diagrams don’t make any sense! Um, actually, the Venn diagram was founded in 1805 by Lord Venn at the — I can’t take it anymore! It’s bullshit!

Romney Staffer No. 2: Okay, jeez, stop crying. You can do the Venn diagram.

Romney Staffer No. 1: [Sniffles.] Thank you.

Romney Tries to Make Venn Diagram, Fails