I will be very disappointed if you don’t smile as Little Johnny explains the word “Tragedy”

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Explanation of a tragedy.

Chuck Schumer was visiting a Washington D.C. primary school and the class
was in the middle of a discussion related to words and their meanings.
The teacher asked Mr Schumer if he would like to lead the discussion on the
word ‘Tragedy’. So Mr Schumer asked the class for an example of a ‘Tragedy’
 
A little boy stood up and offered: ‘If my best friend, who lives on a farm,
is playing’ in the field and a tractor runs over him and kills him, that
would be a tragedy.’

‘Incorrect,’ said Schumer. ‘That would be an accident.’

A little girl raised her hand: ‘If a school bus carrying fifty children
drove over a cliff, killing everybody inside, that would be a tragedy.’

‘I’m afraid not’,explained Schumer, ‘that’s what we would refer to as a
great loss’.

The room went silent. No other children volunteered. Schumer searched the
room.‘Isn’t there someone here who can give me an example of a tragedy?’

Finally, at the back of the room, little Johnny raised his hand and said:

‘If a plane carrying you and Mrs. Pelosi and The Obama’s and Mrs. Clinton
was struck by a ‘friendly fire’ missile & blown to smithereens, that would
be a tragedy.’

‘Fantastic’ exclaimed Schumer, ‘and can you tell me why that would be a
tragedy?’

“It is simple, you clown”, said Johnny, “it has to be a tragedy, because it certainly wouldn’t be a great loss, and it  wouldn’t be a fucking accident either!”
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