Three inspirations for this week's cartoon: A recent This American Life episode titled "Words You Can't Say." There are two stories, and both are really good. But if you only have a half-hour, definitely listen to Act 2. It is a textbook (and real) example of how strict adherence to ideology can absolutely obliterate common sense and common good.
IBAM Listening Party
News Headlines from NPR
- After Going Shot For Shot, Olympic Athletes From Russia Win Men's Hockey Gold
- Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses
- Olympics' Board Does Not Lift Suspension Of Russian Olympic Committee
- South Korea's 'Garlic Girls' Win Silver Medal In Curling, Sweden Wins Gold
- Canadian Olympic Athlete And Coach Apologize After Drunken Joyride Arrest