9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for May 27, 2009
Thorax says, "When you say you're going to rethink your creation of humanity, in what respect are you going to do so?" Monty says, "Only in the respects that command their waking thoughts and actions." Monty says, "Their covetousness and lust; their intolerance, cowardice, hatred and cruelty; their sanctimony, mendacity and thievery; and their intense, feckless, voyeuristic love of mediocrity....At least for starters." Thorax says, "That may be an extreme way to portrey them." Monty says, "It's the only way they portray themselves. Read a newspaper."