Friday, June 10, 2005

Not Quite The MPRE

From Trini (who really should be posting this herself but I think she likes the idea that it's me who is posting it):
This test only has one question, but it's a very important one. By giving an honest answer, you will discover where you stand morally.

The test features an unlikely, completely fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision. Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet spontaneous.

You are in Florida, Miami to be specific. There is chaos all around you caused by a hurricane with severe flooding. This is a flood of biblical proportions. You are a photojournalist working for a major newspaper, and you're caught in the middle of this epic disaster.

The situation is nearly hopeless. You're trying to shoot career-making photos. There are houses and people swirling around you, some disappearing under the water. Nature is unleashing all of its destructive fury.

Suddenly you see a man floundering in the water. He is fighting for his life, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move closer . . somehow the man looks familiar. You suddenly realize who it is.

It's George W. Bush!

At the same time you notice that the raging waters are about to take him under ... forever. You have two options--you can save the life of G.W. Bush or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning photo, documenting the death of one of the world's most powerful men.

So here's the question, and please give an honest answer:

Would you select high contrast color film, or would you go with the classic simplicity of black and white?

Seeing that I link to conservative humor, I thought I should give equal time to the other side.


Anonymous said...

I do like the idea of you posting thank you for the amusement. Of course I am all about balance so link away!

- Trini

Wayne said...

Balance?! You? Well if Fox News can get away with it I suppose you can as well.

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Anonymous said...

I'd throw him the camera. Feck my career, I gots other skillz.