Who didn’t read MAD Magazine when they were kids? I did. But I didn’t know it was still being published. MAD Magazine always had a political bent, but in the internet age there is so much competition that the edgy type of material we grew up with reading MAD can be found in so many different places today.
MAD’s tagline, “Get more stupidity delivered right to your mailbox! Subscribe to MAD today!,” is quaint given that we can get a great deal of stupidity delivered to us in seconds via a mouse click or a finger swipe.
Here’s the poster that MAD created about the Bergdahl Prisoner Swap with the following introduction:
“Recently, President Obama exchanged five Taliban leaders for an American POW, Bowe Bergdahl,” the online post reads. “One prisoner for five is an iffy trade to begin with — but even more so when it was revealed that Bergdahl had deserted his post. So, Obama got his man, but there was a lot of collateral damage — it kind of reminds us of a movie we once saw…”
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