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The Economist: A Touch of Sarcasm

Posted on 24 November 2002 by Demian Turner

Is it just me or does anyone else notice the Economist becoming increasingly sarcastic in its commentaries? Take this snippet from last week’s newsletter:

Somalia’s peace talks got bogged down. Rival warlords from 22 factions took three days to agree on the first three words of a ceasefire pact: “We, the undersigned”.

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