Weez Is Fum Da Guvrinmint

Via The Angry Economist comes this fabulous Non Sequitor comic, which demonstrates a deep understanding of the nature of the beast known as Guvrinmint.

Non Sequitor comic on Public Choice, part 1
Non Sequitor comic on Public Choice, part 2

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As others pointed out, it

As others pointed out, it was a mockery of mafia dialect (ie note the "youse", which is a specifically New Jersey word). Hence I felt it was a good thing, because it implied that the government is just a criminal gang, a message which we often preach around here.

That dialog is a mimicry of

That dialog is a mimicry of black dialect: axe for ask, dat for that etc. I don't object to your being politically incorrect but that's just plain old-fashioned racist. Do you have a black footman statue on your lawn? Patri, how would you like it if people made fun of hippies like you. People do you know. My grandmother, may she rest in peace, referred to you hippies as yippies. I guess that's a cross between a yuppie and a hippy. Now that be funny!

sounds more like old

sounds more like old fashined italian mafiosi dialect to me...
besids, you notice that the agents are NOT black, either of them.

Black, blind to the obvious and bloody foolish...
NOW thats funny

"That dialog is a mimicry of

"That dialog is a mimicry of black dialect..."

Actually, it's blend of New Jersey and New York (specifically Brooklyn) accents. The artist is playing on mobster stereotypes.

"My grandmother, may she rest in peace, referred to you hippies as yippies. I guess that’s a cross between a yuppie and a hippy."

Actually, "Yippies" is what a particular group of hippies (Abbie Hoffman and others) called themselves.

I guess I don't follow the

I guess I don't follow the news closely enough these days - has the government been threatening to arrest/shut down humorists?