When it comes to “progressive” policy, yesterday’s absurd joke is today’s serious proposal and tomorrow’s potential law.
You see something in “The Onion” or “Babylon Bee”.
You think “Ha ha ha. That’s funny, but it’s stretching credulity just a tad”
You go on with your life.
A year later, you see the same story – only it’s in the Strib, and it’s Lisa Bender or saying it.
You’ve discovered Berg’s 21st Law.
(Here are the current examples of Berg’s 21st Law).