Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain

Paraphrasing the German poet, historian and playwright Friedrich Schiller (1759 – 1805), you can say that against ridicule even the gods struggle in vain. While Sonia Maino and her family still appear to be largely unscathed from all the scandals enveloping the supremely corrupt Congress party, her son-in-law is the target of some well-deserved ridicule. It is interesting to note that the main stream media in India still does not have the guts to report the truth. It is therefore the social media which has taken on the burden of shaming the guilty through ridicule.
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