An oxymoron is a statement that is funnily self-contradictory.
What makes something funny? That’s a question that goes way way back, but one characteristic of humor, I think, is that it can involve a topic on lots of people’s minds. So even though I don’t do politics on this site, the quality of journalism is a common topic these days, so this comic is funny, right? Right?
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