I can think of no finer send-up to the center-left elitism I find so common with so many folks I know. The discussions on his board about this one are epic.
I'm laughing precisely because you don't think it's funny.
Hell, I actually used to believe I was some sort of misunderstood genius. I think the first real sign that someone has finally grown out of adolescence is when he/she finally realizes that he/she really isn't that goddamn great after all.