Tomorrow is Independence Day, so I thought I’d share this one from the Archives. Who doesn’t love British humor?
The Return of the Modern Philosopher
According to multiple sources in the White House, this Modern Philosopher has learned that British Prime Minister David Cameron made a most unusual call to President Barack Obama this morning.
Instead of the expected Independence Day well wishes, the Prime Minister was weepy, perhaps even slightly intoxicated, and made an emotional plea to the President for the United States to return to British rule.
“It was like something out of an 80s romantic comedy,” one of my sources told me. “The President was laughing about it later, and even acted out the Prime Minister’s side of the conversation in a crazy British accent. I never realized the President could be so funny.”
Another source picked up the story and added more details. “Cameron was bawling like a baby. He said that the economy in his country was in the WC, which I think is British slang for the toilet, and…
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