The Week in Smirk 06.10.12

| June 1, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking to reduce the number of marijuana-related arrests, yet in New York City an eighteen- to twenty-ounce egg cream can get you eighteen to twenty ♣  Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claims to have no idea where nearly 100 corpses (of mostly women and children) have gone missing, though splattered blood and scattered limbs are clearly his henchmen’s handiwork — meanwhile, first lady Asma al-Assad is still trying to surreptitiously negotiate the sale of a $16,000 painting of butterflies ♣  Governor Romney said that he’s not very “concerned about the very poor,” yet President Obama says the “private sector is doing fine,” and POTUS gets a political lynching





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Joe Waks is a largely self-taught painter, photographer and printmaker who resides in beautiful Bayonne, New Jersey. He is also an attorney who has worked at the highest levels of local, state and federal government in his beloved Garden State. For more of Wak's works, please visit

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  1. Buck Jones says:

    I’m going to so enjoy reading this week in smirk while downing a mini-big gulp of Merlot

  2. Joe Waks says:

    Thanks, Buck! You’re my #1 fan! — J.W.