Sooo…is “going over the fiscal cliff” the new jumping the shark? I’m just kidding, of course…I mean, any jumping the shark moment for The Simpsons would have happened quite a while ago. Maybe I’m just cranky that the show’s writers had the perfect opportunity to surreptitiously teach people something reasonably important and didn’t fully take it. See for yourself:
Come on guys, you hit the target so often without even trying. You can do better than this…though I will admit that I very much appreciate the “Nate Silver Can’t Add” book.
In related news, if you want to combine humor and learning about the fiscal cliff, I recommend this.
Update: I’m so curious as to whether the graphic on this article is coincidental.