Sometimes, You Just Have to Laugh.

Ladies & gentlemen, it’s time for another update from the thought leaders of our time.

Aly Alexandra
4 min readOct 27, 2021


Considering that The Washington Post, FOX and CNN, among others, are the establishment narrative outlets, it’s always good to understand what they’re up to. This isn’t to say that what I’m showcasing here is something revolutionary — but I genuinely wanted to know, as a temperature check — what are the mainstream news sources putting out there these days? What are they thinking? (Rather, what are they hoping you’ll think?)

I n all honesty — I mostly was just looking for a laugh or two. I went through the big media favorites and picked out some headlines that really encapsulate exactly what I’m talking about when I say we live in Clown World. Again, I know most of this isn’t news to any of you…but next time you’re about to lose your shit on your drunk uncle who is bitching about Biden or Trump for the 4004284th time, try to remember that if he’s quoting stories from the headlines below, try sharing another news source — maybe, dare I say, one that doesn’t include Trump and Biden fear porn. We cannot be surprised at the state of the world when the general public is receiving headlines like some of the ones I’ve included below. This will be short & sweet — but I hope you get a laugh or two.

The world’s on fire — BUT — fear not, my friends. The Washington Post is outraged (again) that Trump is still existing on this planet. Phil Bump, author of the article below, is NOT happy with The Wall Street Journal.

What a list! (Sorry, 13 & 14 didn’t make the cut in the screenshot).

Has it occurred to the people over at The Washington Post that MAYBE, just maybe, after four years of their ongoing Trump saga, people are sick and tired of hearing about this? Why is it impossible for the folks obsessing over this letter to the editor to fathom that people are intelligent enough to figure things out on their own? Things like this only further the divisions we have — which, sadly, are divisions that benefit the group at the top. Sigh. Let’s see what else they’re covering…

Lovely! Because your debilitating anxiety about this entire situation wasn’t bad enough, of course. I’ve had enough of The Washington Post for today.

Now — on to CNN.

Is this just a long-winded way of saying that Joe likely forgot about the last time he’s been to the border? Thanks, CNN. The fact-checkers are back and they’re better than ever.

This just in! THERE WON’T BE HALLOWEEN AT THE WHITE HOUSE. Thankfully, they’ve always got poor Greta to fall back on when it’s a slow day i the newsroom. Let’s see what they’re up to over at FOX.

No0o0o00o! Not the socialists! I’ve already had enough of FOX for the day — the AOC obsession never ends.

Fun fact: I just listened to a recent presentation given by none other than AOC on the Build Back Better Act — though in all honesty, it sounded like she wasn’t quite sure what was in that bill either aside from the fact that she knew she needed to sell it. (I’m being charitable because this is supposed to be a lighthearted article) — isn’t this fun?

For the finale, let’s go back to CNN — I’ll leave you with this COMPELLING story. I don’t want to spoil the story for you (though it’s been out since January) — but here’s a sneak preview.

Alright, I think I’ve gotten that out of my system. Sometimes, my friends, you just have to sit back and laugh at the absurdity. If you don’t laugh, you’ll lose your damn mind.

Til next time,




Aly Alexandra