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  1. Jan 2020
    1. The Explainers are very sure of this, nodding in unison while smiling in bemusement at the pathetic delusions of the Trump people.

      Reinforces sarcastic tone by being overly optimistic and positive toward and idea and then completely discrediting it.

    2. John Kasich didn’t get the message until his own staff felled him with tranquilizer darts.

      Barry frequently describes things in humorous and exaggerated ways while keeping a serious tone which makes his writing even more comical. Barry is a mastermind at sounding serious in comical situations, and at sounding humorous in serious situations. This contrast is what develops the complex tone of his column as informal, sarcastic, and facetious and while keeping the audience engaged and entertained.