When you read about some of these laws, you want to check the calendar; you want to make sure you’re still living in 2013. (Laughter.)

from President Barack Obama – Remarks by the President at the Planned Parenthood Conference (April 26, 2013) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Obama uses a time-tested joke to take a dig at the opposing side of this issue, by comparing them to the primitive, uncivilized humans of the past. (See Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness for an introspection into the discussion of our society actually being civilized.)

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