"The Onion of Africa advocacy" is my new nickname for Falling Whistles, the Congo advocacy group that appears to be staffed more by graphic designers than people with policy chops or good taste. On first read it's hard to tell whether all of their material might actually be a big inside joke designed to mock tasteless, shallow advocacy messaging. Which would be awesome... except that they're serious. Their latest email, with the subject line "Announcing the Hamptons Edition Whistle" and a message body composed entirely of an image, is pasted below (click for larger version):
Judge for yourself?