A tax on the who?

After reading this Onionesque yet sincere (I believe) letter to my hometown newspaper, I’m left with two possibilities regarding its author: He’s either living, breathing evidence that lotteries do indeed preferentially target the intellectually underendowed or a cognizant anti-gambling type bent on marshalling support — real or synthesized — for his stance.

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  1. #1 by Bruce on August 31, 2006 - 10:56 am

    “Is our children learning?” Um, not yet. Maybe a remedial math class might be in order.

  2. #2 by J-Dog on August 31, 2006 - 11:05 am

    It would be really funny if 60 Minutes actually DID a story… about the brain-challenged Mr. Reynolds, and the failure of the educational system.

  3. #3 by Julie Stahlhut on August 31, 2006 - 12:06 pm

    I think the writer should buy lots more lottery tickets. That would improve his chances of recouping at least $3 on his $60/month investment.

  4. #4 by Bill from Dover on August 31, 2006 - 9:01 pm

    Hmmm… 60 minutes, 60 dollars. I wonder what this guy’s IQ is? Any idiot knows that he is buying his tickets from the wrong end of the roll.

  5. #5 by Betsy on September 1, 2006 - 12:25 am

    Please please please let The Daily Show find this guy.

  6. #6 by Rev. BigDumbChimp on September 1, 2006 - 1:09 pm

    Are you sure you aren’t in Charleston, SC. I swear that’s somethign I would fully expect to open the paper here to find.

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