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Wed Apr 2, 2014, 05:53 PM

Supreme Court Defends Wealthy’s Right to Own Government

This post is sarcasm (well, sarcasm imitating real life)

April 2, 2014
Supreme Court Defends Wealthy’s Right to Own Government
Posted by Andy Borowitz

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—By a five-to-four decision, the United States Supreme Court today defended the right of the wealthiest Americans to own the United States government.

Writing for the majority, Chief Justice John Roberts summarized the rationale behind the Court’s decision: “In recent years, this Court has done its level best to remove any barriers preventing the wealthiest in our nation from owning our government outright. And while the few barriers that remained were flimsy at best, it was high time that they be shredded as well.”

More here: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2014/04/supreme-court-defends-right-of-wealthy-to-own-government.html#entry-more

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