Congress Versus Circus

Vallecita's leopards

If you’ve ever wondered what is the difference between Congress and a circus, then have we got a story for you.

The following satire is a whimsical look at American politics from the viewpoint of a being from another planet. Readers are advised to not be eating or drinking anything while reading this post. Readers are also advised to hide their cats … just in case.

Congress v. Circus

By the way, it is easy for natives of the USA to become clowns, because congressional elections take place every two years.

Post originally published at The Moderate Voice.


Featured Image: Vallecita’s leopards. From Library of Congress.

Image of rodeo taken from SFGATE.

Image of party girls taken from Grimy Goods.

Concept of planet Melmac and its natives is the creation of puppeteer and actor Paul Fusco.

No cats were harmed in the making of this post … at least not yet.

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