Not as bad as it could be

Snow falling off the roof in chunks by 8 A.M  

Headline in The New York Times (on-line ed) 'It Could Be Worse.'

They're hauling the President's new tax proposal up to Capitol Hill sometime this morning, and no one involved appears to see the irony.

The poet Rilke disliked the ironic and refused to employ it in his writing. 

 Cabin deck, Wapiti, Wyoming, 8 a .m., April 26, 2017. 

Cabin deck, Wapiti, Wyoming, 8 a .m., April 26, 2017.