Wednesday, December 14, 2011

A Ringing Endorsement

You want a ringing endorsement, you need someone with a bell- a book and a candle are optional. Well, America's second favorite witch, Christine O'Donnell, has endorsed Mitt Romney in his presidential bid. Of course, this being the cack-handed O'Donnell, her endorsement is not exactly favorable to Romney: "That’s one of things I like about him, because he’s been consistent since he changed his mind" Oh, yeah, that's a great turn of phrase, perhaps the best since Marion Barry declared, "Outside of the killings, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."

I have a noted tendency to develop internet crushes on cute lunatics, but I am not sure if O'Donnell is truly insane, or if she's waging an elaborate, deep-cover campaign against right-wing ideology. Hell, O'Donnell was instrumental in preventing a Republican takeover of the Senate in 2010.

This brings up the topic of Poe's Law, which officially refers to religious fundamentalism:

Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of Fundamentalism that SOMEONE won't mistake for the real thing.

I would expand Poe's Law to encompass all of American movement conservatism... it's impossible to determine if any right-wing commentary is in earnest, or if it's a satire. I call this "Ruppert's Corollary" to Poe's Law, after the ur-troll Gary Ruppert. Is Gary real? Is Gary really a right-winger? Is Christine O'Donnell a performance artist who is attempting to bring down the GOP from within? At any rate, she seems to have put a hex on Romney's campaign.

9 comments:

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Don't make Xtine mad, or she'll turn you into a newt.
~

Laura said...

I miss Herman Cain :P

((Hugs))
Laura

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Don't make Xtine mad, or she'll turn you into a newt.

And then endorse your opponent!

I miss Herman Cain :P

We'll always have "I don't have the facts to back this up."

Another Kiwi said...

And the pokemon quotes! Never forget the pokemon quotes, people.

Laura said...

The Hermonator! Lest we forget-true dat.

((Hugs))
Laura

M. Bouffant said...

“When will the Conservative Movement finally finish the job Buckley started and stop tolerating the racist, anarchist, useful idiots for Jihad in their midst? Ever?”

Oh, around the same time said Conservative Movement apologizes for tossing telegenic talent like Sarah Palin and Christine O’Donnell in the garbage at the first sign of bad press.


Seen here.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

“When will the Conservative Movement finally finish the job Buckley started and stop tolerating the racist, anarchist, useful idiots for Jihad in their midst? Ever?”

I'd bet cash money (as VS put it, folding money) that the person who wrote this thinks that hybrid cars are some sort of socialist plot.

Smut Clyde said...

as VS put it, folding money

Any money is folding money if you have a hydraulic press.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

what is this money of which you speak? Is it useful?