Sic semper tyrannis

I’m reading — and completing enjoying and learning from — Andrew Breitbart’s Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!.  A point that Breitbart makes is that Saul Alinsky was right about the methods he used to integrate a specific political worldview into popular culture while simultaneously destroying political opponents.  (The problem, of course, was that Alinsky was a Marxist, so he identified incredibly good techniques, but used them to evil ends.)

One of Alinsky’s primary rules, a rule that was inextricably intertwined with his writing, was to use humor.  Another Andrew, Andrew Klavan, who is on the side of the angels, totally gets that: