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2012-06-23 10:00:22 PM  

Jonathan Hohensee: GWOT


OK, you SEEM Like a troll, but these just caught my eye:

You attacked Libya without consulting Congress to declare war. We were not being attacked and it was an unprovoked act of aggression.

You signed the NDAA.. All though it was necessary to pass a military budget, the disregard for the Fourth Amendment is stunning. Where is the Supreme Court on this one?


Where were YOU when Bush did the exact same thing, but worse? In Libya, we were actually ASKED to fight, and the NDAA is nowhere NEAR as bad as the PATRIOT ACT.
 
2012-06-23 10:01:19 PM  
Save us, white, Christian man, you're our only hope!

My favorite part is the chicken, presumably the one the repubs keep f*cking.
 
2012-06-23 10:02:38 PM  
runcible spork:

Ghastly:
Screw hentai! From now on I'm doing paintings of ramming his fist up George Washington's ass and pulling out a fetus which he then rapes while wearing the Declaration of Independence as a condom.

Oh wait... that's still hentai.

That's totally realistic though. Except that as far as we know Washington didn't have a uterus. Otherwise, all ok.


*Uhm, not even a radical retroverse anal uterus. FTFM?
 
2012-06-23 10:04:22 PM  

Great_Milenko: DamnYankees: Who the hell is that person to the right of Lincoln and Reagan? Is that supposed to be Washington? And who is that kneeling down? Pat Robertson in a wig?

All the answers ye seek are contained within

My favorite part is Calvin Coolidge.


Yeah, but where all de white women at?
 
2012-06-23 10:04:31 PM  
I give up. I've looked and looked, but I can't find Waldo.
 
2012-06-23 10:04:58 PM  

Ghastly: Wait a minute!!!! WAIT A MINUTE!!! His farking paintings sell for SIX FIGURES?

Screw hentai! From now on I'm doing paintings of ramming his fist up George Washington's ass and pulling out a fetus which he then rapes while wearing the Declaration of Independence as a condom.

Oh wait... that's still hentai.



[zip]

Go on....
 
2012-06-23 10:05:07 PM  

I should be in the kitchen: Save us, white, Christian man, you're our only hope!

My favorite part is the chicken, presumably the one the repubs keep f*cking.


"Chad - you're a white man - what should we do?"
 
2012-06-23 10:06:10 PM  
I like it. Truth in oils.
 
2012-06-23 10:07:19 PM  

Jonathan Hohensee: You believe that the Constitution is a living, breathing document. I thought that the only way to change the Constitution was to amend it? It's not all your fault, Mr. President. If Congress and the Supreme Court did their job properly you would have been checked and balanced.


Criminy, even the strict constitutionalists in the Supreme Court and elsewhere understand that the document needs to be interpreted. Your copypasta is a black hole of derp which does not deserve to be dissected and thoroughly counterargued, even though it cries out for such treatment.
 
2012-06-23 10:11:09 PM  

Edsel: Edsel: ultraholland: LouDobbsAwaaaay: Yeah WTF is with the chicken?

It's for farking.

Came here to say that I'm starting to think that this guy is secretly trolling the right wingers, and that the chicken is his wink to everybody who gets the joke.

Actually, I take it back. If you go to the guy's website, you can find out the meaning of all the details. Turns out the guy is actually just a typically Teahadist loon:

The Rooster

I am reminded of the story of Peter in the New Testament. On the eve of Christ's crucifixion he denied Jesus three times. When he heard the cock crow it said he went and wept bitterly. (Matthew 26:75) As with Peter, Americans are in a state of denial. We must WAKE UP to our situation.


I am so farking tired of all the Teahadists exhortations for me to WAKE UP, AMERICA! It's lame. They really think I'm unaware of current events. I think they're poorly educated and reactionary. And chicken-farkers.
 
2012-06-23 10:18:27 PM  

tony41454: I like it. Truth in oils.


Yeah - but you're f**ked up, and most people aren't like you.
 
2012-06-23 10:23:26 PM  

apoptotic: Edsel: apoptotic: Edsel: ultraholland: LouDobbsAwaaaay: Yeah WTF is with the chicken?

It's for farking.

Came here to say that I'm starting to think that this guy is secretly trolling the right wingers, and that the chicken is his wink to everybody who gets the joke.

I don't think so. I think that he was expecting that the first two things that would come to mind when you think of chickens randomly wandering around would be 1) third world countries or 2) communes full of socialist hippies, and either one would fit his "Obama has destroyed the US" narrative.

Scroll down a bit in the thread. According to his website, it's a biblical reference to the rooster crowing at Christ's death.

Yeah it looks like I posted prematurely. As a godless heathen, the biblical reference didn't occur to me.


the only Biblical reference that I can remember about the time of the crucifixion was that he told Peter that he would deny him 3 times that night (before the cock crows twice)
so it wasn't at his death but before they took him away.
 
2012-06-23 10:26:39 PM  
Fark ladies and Fark gentleman, I give you my latest artistic work. I call it "Begging Him to Read." The bidding will start at 100K.

img191.imageshack.us
 
2012-06-23 10:29:33 PM  
i34.photobucket.com
 
2012-06-23 10:31:47 PM  
It took long enough for the requisite "Exercising your freedom of speech to criticize bad 'art' is a violation of that 'artist's' freedom of speech!" post
 
2012-06-23 10:34:06 PM  
OK, this guy clearly saw the Obama and unicorn painting and decided that the joke was hilarious.

My theory is that he's probably a normal enough person politically (albeit probably genuinely at least slightly conservative given how well he 'gets it') that was doing this shiat as a satire, and then when ridiculous quantities of money started rolling in he blinked, shrugged, and decided to stay in character for a couple decades Colbert-style.

I know there's some Poe's law grey area here, but the whole thing strikes me as less Conservapedia (a genuine attempt at crazy that went off the rails to become self-parody) and more Christwire (straight-up sarcasm misread as genuine crazy).
 
2012-06-23 10:34:19 PM  

Jonathan Hohensee: You signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


It didn't work because it was hamstrung by Senate Republicans. Had it been as strong as economists said it needed to be in order to work, the GOP would have killed it by filibuster because f*ck Obama.

Jonathan Hohensee: You signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law


Most of the people who oppose "Obamacare" only oppose the "Obama" part and are in favor of its provisions, such as being able to keep your kids on your health plan until they turn 26 and not having coverage deined due to pre-existing conditions.

Jonathan Hohensee: You appointed over thirty Czars without any Congressional oversight to control every aspect of the country.


And how many czars were installed by Reagan, Bush The Merely Okay, Clinton and Bush The Terrible?

Jonathan Hohensee: You intervened in the troubled automotive industry, renewing loans for General Motors and Chrysler Corporation to continue operations while reorganizing. Over the following months the White House set terms for both firms' bankruptcies, including reorganization of GM giving the U.S. government a temporary 60% equity stake in the company. Where in the Constitution does it say the government can do that?


Something, something, general welfare....

Would you rather Obama had let GM and Chrysler go tits-up and have thousands or tens of thousands of people lose their jobs?

Jonathan Hohensee: You signed into law the popular Car Allowance Rebate System, known popularly as "Cash for Clunkers." In the middle of our country's worst financial crisis you give out freebees with taxpayer dollars?


Okay, that one I'll grant, since it probably could have been handled a little bit better than it was. Still, the money its participants saved by not having to spend extra money on gas and maintenance for their old beaters is money they can put into the economy (to help the rest of the country) or into their savings accounts and/or towards their other bills (helping themselves, and thus their ability to contribute to the economic recovery)

Jonathan Hohensee: You used your executive powers to shakedown British Petroleum after the oil leak catastrophe in the Gulf to create the $20-billion escrow (slush!) fund without any law, legal controls, or binding rules to guide it on how and how much those injured materially by the oil spill (and whom among them) will be paid.


You'd rather BP not have been punished for the Deepwater Horizon disaster at all? (I mean beyond the billions of dollars' worth of oil spilled because they wanted to save a few hundred dollars by cutting funding for safety equipment)

Jonathan Hohensee: You attacked Libya without consulting Congress to declare war. We were not being attacked and it was an unprovoked act of aggression.


Bush attacked Iraq without consulting Congress to declare war. We were not being attacked and it was an unprovoked act of aggression. And the US involvement was limited to helping the French-led NATO coalition with logistics for their close-air support mission for the Libyan rebels' uprising -- there was not a single pair of American boots on the ground, apart from the CIA ghosts who were already there and would have been there regardless of whether or not there was a rebellion.

And you seem to have "accidentally" forgotten to mention that most (if not all) of the people complaining about that are the exact same people who were complaining that Obama WASN'T attacking Libya.

Jonathan Hohensee: You signed the NDAA.. All though it was necessary to pass a military budget, the disregard for the Fourth Amendment is stunning. Where is the Supreme Court on this one?


The Fourth Amendment-raping language was put into the bill by Senate Republicans on threat of filibuster. It's called a poison pill - adding an abhorrent rider to a must-pass bill, so that the other side would be lambasted for either killing the must-pass bill or (as you are doing) passing the bill with the abhorrent add-on.

SCOTUS will have an opinion on this one when (and if) they hear a case to which this bill could conceivably be even tangentially applied.

Jonathan Hohensee: You believe that the Constitution is a living, breathing document. I thought that the only way to change the Constitution was to amend it? It's not all your fault, Mr. President. If Congress and the Supreme Court did their job properly you would have been checked and balanced.


The President is not a dictator. The only laws he can create are the ones that get passed by Congress first, and given that the official policy of the party which controls Congress is literally "Defeat Obama at all costs!", there's no reason why you could possibly say that he hasn't been checked and balanced.

And since you're almost certainly gonna retort with the tired old "The Democrat Party has the majority in the Senate!!!1!" canard, let me just say that:

THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAS NOT HAD A FILIBUSTER-PROOF MAJORITY FOR MORE THAN 6 MONTHS OF OBAMA'S PRESIDENCY!

 
2012-06-23 10:34:59 PM  
img560.imageshack.us
 
2012-06-23 10:36:54 PM  

jso2897: tony41454: I like it. Truth in oils.

Yeah - but you're f**ked up, and most people aren't like you.


Oh, now, I'm sure he's just a concerned patriot, a rugged individualist, a Bootstrap-a-teer, if you will. All the real americans are doing it these days. You should just give up your soci-communistic leanings and join the winning side. Besides, our team has chickens. And Jesus.
 
2012-06-23 10:43:04 PM  
"Someone please tell me he's waving a copy from the museum shop and not the real thing. It shouldn't be touched with bare hands."
 
2012-06-23 10:43:14 PM  

I should be in the kitchen: Save us, white, Christian man, you're our only hope!

My favorite part is the chicken, presumably the one the repubs keep f*cking.


In fact, here's a picture of the aftermath of the last TEA-Party rally:

www.bitlogic.com
 
2012-06-23 10:47:39 PM  

King Something: Jonathan Hohensee:



[snipped]

Bravo to you for taking even a short amount of time to respond to that [bait?]!

Also, that democratic filibuster-proof majority was in the first six months of the administration, when it would have been unseemly and impolitic to ram through partisan legislation.

/ I wonder if the Cash-for-Clunkers had any effect on overall automobile emissions?
 
2012-06-23 10:51:59 PM  

The Lone Gunman: runcible spork: [www.speakinggump.com image 640x847]

Ya, as Garble and Hobodeluxe noted, he's going for a neocon Norman Rockwell vibe, but is appropriately fuddled and befuddled. His rendering skills put Kinkade to shame, but make N Rockwell look like a Michelangelo.(and I'm not to keen on Rockwell's oeuvre).

That cargo pocket is big enough to hold a bomb.

/ almost said "corpus"
// I always feel like someone's watching me.

I've always been a fan of Rockwell, but the big difference is that you don't need a website to explain what's going on here.


It's true. That guy is clearly standing up at the local town hall meeting that his Congressman is holding in order to declaim the Pledge of Allegiance at the top of his lungs in protest of foreigners like the Islamo-Nazi in Chief putting their government hands all over his Medicare and HE JUST WANTS HIS COUNTRY BACK.

It's called artistic subtlety people.
 
2012-06-23 10:56:18 PM  

runcible spork: / I wonder if the Cash-for-Clunkers had any effect on overall automobile emissions?


It was far too limited in scope to make any real difference in emissions. The potential environmental effect was sort of a bonus, the primary reason for the program was to give the auto industry a shot in the arm, sort of an indirect mini-bailout, not to placate the Lorax.

It sorta had some effect there, but obviously didn't make a major difference on those grounds either.

Overall a well-intended program that didn't hurt, but not what you'd call a roaring success either.
 
2012-06-23 10:58:08 PM  

cman: I can't wait to see how this will be described as somehow racist. That will be fun to watch


You see that ONE black guy? Token.
Also, one of those documents was Obamacare. Nice to know that he saved it.
 
2012-06-23 11:02:30 PM  

runcible spork: [rockwell freedom of speech.jpg]

For fark's sake, that of course should have read "...not too keen..."

/what credibility?

themadtupper:

It's true. That guy is clearly standing up at the local town hall meeting that his Congressman is holding in order to declaim the Pledge of Allegiance at the top of his lungs in protest of foreigners like the Islamo-Nazi in Chief putting their government hands all over his Medicare and HE JUST WANTS HIS COUNTRY BACK.

It's called artistic subtlety people.



But, but... that was over a decade before they shoehorned "...under God" into the pledge, so that means... uhm... the moon landing was faked?
 
2012-06-23 11:02:36 PM  
The main conservative talk channel on Sirius/XM has a morning show helmed by Mike Church who basically thinks that Lincoln is the anti-christ and destroyed the country. He's followed by Beck, Wilkow, Hannity, Levin on weekdays.

Maybe some kind of GWB+Wison and a pick to be named later could be traded for Abraham.
 
2012-06-23 11:02:58 PM  

runcible spork: Also, that democratic filibuster-proof majority was in the first six months of the administration


The Democratic filibuster-proof majority lasted from the time Al Franken was seated on July 7, 2009 and the time Ted Kennedy died on August 25, 2009. The "filibuster-proof" majority also counted two Independents, neither of whom were guaranteed lockstep democratic votes. As far as I can tell, Kennedy's last vote was in March of 2009, meaning that in fact the Democrats never had 60 members (or even 58 members and 2 Independents) during any of Obama's term.
 
2012-06-23 11:03:40 PM  

Jim_Callahan: runcible spork: / I wonder if the Cash-for-Clunkers had any effect on overall automobile emissions?

It was far too limited in scope to make any real difference in emissions. The potential environmental effect was sort of a bonus, the primary reason for the program was to give the auto industry a shot in the arm, sort of an indirect mini-bailout, not to placate the Lorax.

It sorta had some effect there, but obviously didn't make a major difference on those grounds either.

Overall a well-intended program that didn't hurt, but not what you'd call a roaring success either.



Kind of what I assumed. Thanks!
 
2012-06-23 11:05:38 PM  

Zeno-25: [i.imgur.com image 640x420]

full size


And next week some liberal will sneeringly point out how they have their patriotism questioned and I'll remember that picture, and chuckle.

Feel free to cry and howl about Bush but don't post pictures that include our military portrayed as some kind of evil bunch of jack booted thugs killing civilians and expect us to actually take you seriously when you start crying because somebody accurately called you unpatriotic.
 
2012-06-23 11:08:27 PM  
He's getting better in the composition department.
 
2012-06-23 11:09:00 PM  

themadtupper: runcible spork: Also, that democratic filibuster-proof majority was in the first six months of the administration

The Democratic filibuster-proof majority lasted from the time Al Franken was seated on July 7, 2009 and the time Ted Kennedy died on August 25, 2009. The "filibuster-proof" majority also counted two Independents, neither of whom were guaranteed lockstep democratic votes. As far as I can tell, Kennedy's last vote was in March of 2009, meaning that in fact the Democrats never had 60 members (or even 58 members and 2 Independents) during any of Obama's term.


How soon I forget!
~
Also, even without factoring in the Independents, as a general rule there's too much diversity (especially including red (?) dog (blue-dog?) democrats) for them to ever vote in lockstep fashion.

/ one fish, two fish
 
2012-06-23 11:09:02 PM  

themadtupper: The Democratic filibuster-proof majority lasted from the time Al Franken was seated on July 7, 2009 and the time Ted Kennedy died on August 25, 2009. The "filibuster-proof" majority also counted two Independents, neither of whom were guaranteed lockstep democratic votes. As far as I can tell, Kennedy's last vote was in March of 2009, meaning that in fact the Democrats never had 60 members (or even 58 members and 2 Independents) during any of Obama's term.


Facts don't matter to people like the ones you are trying to reach. I appreciate what you're doing; it's noble work, but it won't change anyone's mind.
 
2012-06-23 11:11:44 PM  

LoneWolf343: He's getting better in the composition department.



You are generous. But it is relative, so yes.
 
2012-06-23 11:12:28 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2012-06-23 11:12:53 PM  
subbooks.com
 
2012-06-23 11:14:09 PM  

I Browse: My rebuttal:


[celebrity-photos.elliottback.com image 450x577]


I never noticed before, but the anatomy on that image is way farked up.
 
2012-06-23 11:16:46 PM  

randomjsa: And next week some liberal will sneeringly point out how they have their patriotism questioned and I'll remember that picture, and chuckle.

Feel free to cry and howl about Bush but don't post pictures that include our military portrayed as some kind of evil bunch of jack booted thugs killing civilians and expect us to actually take you seriously when you start crying because somebody accurately called you unpatriotic.



You sound mad bro. Maybe you should walk out of your forward operating base and shoot up a few Afghanis to relieve some stress.
 
2012-06-23 11:17:49 PM  
This wouldn't work in reverse. No liberal would be stupid enough to pay six figures for a painting of George Bush.
 
2012-06-23 11:19:10 PM  

Virtuoso80: Of all modern Presidents, you only put one on the cheering side, and it's Reagan??

I'm also not sure why he loves Abraham Lincoln so much either. If you're a strict constructionist and don't like big-Government power, Lincoln should be one of your least favorite. He was the one who really started us on the path to Statism in the first place.


To avoid being called racist!

No, actually it's just because Lincoln was the last Republican that everyone liked that they can lay claim to. They could go for Trust-bustin' Teddy except they LIKE giant corporate conglomerates and destroying the environment now.
 
2012-06-23 11:21:37 PM  

intelligent comment below: randomjsa: And next week some liberal will sneeringly point out how they have their patriotism questioned and I'll remember that picture, and chuckle.

Feel free to cry and howl about Bush but don't post pictures that include our military portrayed as some kind of evil bunch of jack booted thugs killing civilians and expect us to actually take you seriously when you start crying because somebody accurately called you unpatriotic.


You sound mad bro. Maybe you should walk out of your forward operating base and shoot up a few Afghanis to relieve some stress.


Seriously. I have no idea how he got that interpretation of the image. Unless, you know, he isn't very good with analysis.
 
2012-06-23 11:22:04 PM  

Tellingthem:
\I'm still looking for a good Clinton painting for my apartment


oi45.tinypic.com
 
2012-06-23 11:23:20 PM  

intelligent comment below: randomjsa: And next week some liberal will sneeringly point out how they have their patriotism questioned and I'll remember that picture, and chuckle.

Feel free to cry and howl about Bush but don't post pictures that include our military portrayed as some kind of evil bunch of jack booted thugs killing civilians and expect us to actually take you seriously when you start crying because somebody accurately called you unpatriotic.


You sound mad bro. Maybe you should walk out of your forward operating base and shoot up a few Afghanis to relieve some stress.


What an Afghani might look like:

upload.wikimedia.org

What an Afghan pointing at Afghanis might look like:

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2012-06-23 11:24:11 PM  

runcible spork: King Something: Jonathan Hohensee:

[snipped]

Bravo to you for taking even a short amount of time to respond to that [bait?]!

Also, that democratic filibuster-proof majority was in the first six months of the administration, when it would have been unseemly and impolitic to ram through partisan legislation.

/ I wonder if the Cash-for-Clunkers had any effect on overall automobile emissions?


Actually it was the second six months, not the first. Norm Coleman kept appealing the recount to keep Al Franken out of the Senate until July 2009, Ted Kennedy died a month later, and his temporary replacement was only in office until Scott Brown defeated that Yankees fan who phoned in her campaign.

And even then, Joe Lieberman and the blue dog Democrats were part of their delegation of 60.
 
2012-06-23 11:24:14 PM  

randomjsa: Zeno-25: [i.imgur.com image 640x420]

full size

And next week some liberal will sneeringly point out how they have their patriotism questioned and I'll remember that picture, and chuckle.

Feel free to cry and howl about Bush but don't post pictures that include our military portrayed as some kind of evil bunch of jack booted thugs killing civilians and expect us to actually take you seriously when you start crying because somebody accurately called you unpatriotic.


This coming from the guy who hoped democrats die in terrorist attacks for disagreeing with anything Glorious King George W Jesus believed was right. Hilarious. Its really cute how you believe your hatred of everyone to the left of you is somehow justified...no wait, its pathetic. Now go back to being your usual post-and-run cowardly self.
 
2012-06-23 11:27:15 PM  

TheBigJerk: No, actually it's just because Lincoln was the last Republican that everyone liked that they can lay claim to. They could go for Trust-bustin' Teddy except they LIKE giant corporate conglomerates and destroying the environment now.


I would say "why not Eisenhower" but I guess that's the same issue as Roosevelt. Kinda hard to find a match for the current GOP's escalation from hawkish to straight-up serial killer mentality in history outside of Lincoln. I mean, there's Jackson but he was before Republicanism was a thing.

Lincoln's also convenient because he's a pretty close policy cousin to GW Bush, which makes certain arguments easier.

//Sadly, I made the mistake of studying real history 'n shiat, so I'm not part of the Everybody that likes Lincoln. I don't have a personal hatred for the guy or anything, but he was authoritarian to the verge of nearly turning the half of the country he controlled into a military Junta and a number of his decisions were borderline incompetent at best.
 
2012-06-23 11:28:00 PM  

King Something: runcible spork: King Something: Jonathan Hohensee:

[snipped]

Bravo to you for taking even a short amount of time to respond to that [bait?]!

Also, that democratic filibuster-proof majority was in the first six months of the administration, when it would have been unseemly and impolitic to ram through partisan legislation.

/ I wonder if the Cash-for-Clunkers had any effect on overall automobile emissions?

Actually it was the second six months, not the first. Norm Coleman kept appealing the recount to keep Al Franken out of the Senate until July 2009, Ted Kennedy died a month later, and his temporary replacement was only in office until Scott Brown defeated that Yankees fan who phoned in her campaign.

And even then, Joe Lieberman and the blue dog Democrats were part of their delegation of 60.


People who complain about nothing getting done during the very brief Democratic super-majority are either willfully ignorant or don't understand how the Democrats are not a unified party like the Republicans.
 
2012-06-23 11:30:05 PM  
I like how golden and white the central character of the painting is, and how Obama is like "Oh no!"
 
2012-06-23 11:35:31 PM  

themadtupper: intelligent comment below: randomjsa: And next week some liberal will sneeringly point out how they have their patriotism questioned and I'll remember that picture, and chuckle.

Feel free to cry and howl about Bush but don't post pictures that include our military portrayed as some kind of evil bunch of jack booted thugs killing civilians and expect us to actually take you seriously when you start crying because somebody accurately called you unpatriotic.


You sound mad bro. Maybe you should walk out of your forward operating base and shoot up a few Afghanis to relieve some stress.

What an Afghani might look like:

[upload.wikimedia.org image 640x268]

What an Afghan pointing at Afghanis might look like:

[upload.wikimedia.org image 250x297]



I love playing semantics!

Afghani may refer to:

Afghan afghani, official currency of Afghanistan.
An Afghan, a person or thing of, from, or related to Afghanistan
The Pashto language, which is also referred to as Afghani or Afghani language
Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, a Muslim nationalist and modernist in the late 19th century
 
2012-06-23 11:35:46 PM  

runcible spork: Also, even without factoring in the Independents, as a general rule there's too much diversity (especially including red (?) dog (blue-dog?) democrats) for them to ever vote in lockstep fashion.


I had this discussion with some people. One of the key factors that makes it easier to get lockstep from the GOP these days is that all they want to do is NOTHING. When you're dealing with people that actually want to do something, but aren't completely in agreement on exactly how to do it, it shows up as not being on the same page.

Ex) 7 people at a house. "What should we do tonight?" one of them asks. Three say they don't want to do anything, two say they want to see a movie, and two say they want to go to a bar. Who wins the vote? The people that want to do nothing, even though the number of people that want to do something outnumber them 4-3.

And before some f*cking troll comes back with "durr, then the two that want to see the movie should see the movie, two go to the bar, and everyone happy duurrrr." it's just an example, and we can't do that with legislation.
 
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