To cleanse the palate, a meditation on the ridiculous hype over the artistry of The One’s rhetoric. It pains me to spoil a joke, but if I don’t clearly label this “satire,” not even the over-the-top ending will deter some idiot somewhere from posting it to Digg as a newly uncovered scandal. So here’s your warning: Caution — satire ahead.

The best part? The official apology on the White House blog.