GUEST POST….Are you having a hard time keeping your sense of humor intact these days? I am. But that’s why we have comedians, don’t we?

With that in mind, today’s guest blogger is Jay Jaroch, one of the comedy writers for HBO’s “Real
Time with Bill Maher.” Jay used to write the weekly “Monday Morning Monologue” for the Washington Monthly website back before it got blog-ified, and if things go as planned he’ll be doing this every once in a while for Political Animal as well.

And with that, ladies and gentlemen, I give you Jay Jaroch….