Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for August 02, 2008
Lucy: What's the secret to success as a TV pundit? Danae: The "studies have shown" ploy. Lucy: Uh... what's that? Danae: Just say, "studies have shown" first, then all of your talking points go unquestioned, no matter how stupid they are. The trick, of course, is saying it without giggling. Lucy: Um... what happened to critical thinking? Danae: Studies have shown that's for losers.