Tuesday Tunes: Tom Lehrer Calls For Unity!

Here’s a lifelong lesson that hearkens from way back: In trying times, we can either laugh or we can cry. I like laughing more than crying.  This is something I learned growing up in a household the loved Jewish comedians, who had sayings like “If you can’t say anything nice, say it in Yiddish” and “Rejoice not at thine enemy’s fall – but don’t rush to pick him up either.”

So in that vein, here’s Tom Lehrer, embodying the quote from Mel Brooks: “Humor is just another defense against the universe.”