Given that it is 12 below zero, with a wind chill of 30 below this morning in Maine, I thought I’d share this one again. Stay warm, Modern Philosophers!
In a stunning move and a ridiculous misuse of his power, Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that all thermometers in the state had to attend mandatory counseling sessions to address their constant negativity.
“Thermometers need to learn that their attitudes affect the good people of Maine,” LePage stated in a news conference attended only by homeless people looking to get in out of the subzero temperatures. “If they don’t stop being so negative, they will be replaced.”
Maine has been suffering through a ridiculous cold spell this week with temperatures approaching -35 degrees with the wind chill. As I type this, it is -7 degrees and I am wearing my warmest fur lined toga. It is not supposed to warm up again until April.
As is the norm, there has been serious outrage over the words coming out of the Governor’s mouth. Joey Mercury, the President of the Thermometer Union…
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