Friday, February 5, 2016

Price-gouging Pharm CEO Martin Shriek-eli takes 5th (to the bank), Congress's ratings soar.

Andy Borowitz reports at the New Yorker.

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a feat that some observers called nothing short of miraculous, the embattled pharmaceuticals C.E.O. Martin Shkreli single-handedly made the American people side with Congress on Thursday morning.

According to polls taken after his appearance before the despised legislative body, Shkreli’s smug, smirking, and utterly douchey performance had the effect of temporarily transforming members of Congress into marginally sympathetic figures.


Shortly after the hearing concluded, a congressional spokesman announced that Congress plans to hold an additional twenty to thirty hearings with Shkreli in the immediate future.

Check out Andy's report for Congress's polling results.

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