Audience just lacked sense of humor

01/31/2013 7:54 PM

01/31/2013 7:55 PM

Jeff Jardine's comments a joke told by Marty Jakosa at the Turlock Chamber of Commerce meeting last Friday beg for a reply. It's really hard to believe that what happened deserves so much attention. Front page news? I guess there must not be much news to report for this to even make the paper, much less the front page.

Has our society collapsed to the point where one cannot tell a political joke in public without a tirade from the likes of Jeff Jardine? So this took the limelight off the people that were being recognized that evening? That argument seems silly. What all this is about is political correctness run amok. The only thing Marty did wrong was to assume his audience had a sense of humor.



Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The Modesto Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service