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(Shock Point)   Michelle Bachmann makes dramatic turn around and now will do whatever it takes to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota, as she promises to leave the state forever if it's legalized. Wait, she's against it? She might want to rethink her strategy   (dailycurrant.com) divider line 82
    More: Satire, Minnesota, Recognition of same-sex unions in Minnesota, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Eden Prairie, necrotizing fasciitis, Gomorrah, Peter DeFazio, same-sex marriages  
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2013-05-13 02:56:28 PM
Best comment after the article:

1 Timothy 2:12 - I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet. This includes gay men.
 
2013-05-13 02:57:14 PM
Satire, people. Label it as such.
 
2013-05-13 03:00:50 PM
itsstillrealtome.jpg
 
2013-05-13 03:00:52 PM
Michelle Bawk-Bawk-Bawkmann said what?
 
2013-05-13 03:04:41 PM
Poe's Law straight to the DOME
 
2013-05-13 03:06:33 PM
I still try and understand why Timothy's instructions and the whole shellfish are an abomination thing gets thrown out and the gay thing sticks.
 
2013-05-13 03:18:52 PM

From Philly to Boston: I still try and understand why Timothy's instructions and the whole shellfish are an abomination thing gets thrown out and the gay thing sticks.


Because ew, buttsechs.   Also, evil people love to have someone to hate.  The more people the better, in fact.  Tough to hate on people for eating shellfish when the country club is serving lobster.
 
2013-05-13 03:19:35 PM
I'd hit it, heck, she'd be calling out for Jeebus and speaking in tongues.  The pillow talk could be disastrous though.  For a legislator, she seems less than fully knowledgeable about how the law is supposed to work.
 
2013-05-13 03:20:20 PM
Sorry that comment was kind of all over the place and not very coherent.  Bad headache right now.
 
2013-05-13 03:29:04 PM
No worries....we're not on a coherent topic.
 
2013-05-13 03:30:51 PM

4tehsnowflakes: I'd hit it, heck, she'd be calling out for Jeebus and speaking in tongues.  The pillow talk could be disastrous though.  For a legislator, she seems less than fully knowledgeable about how the law is supposed to work.


As long as she had sunglasses on. Those crazy eyes are an immediate boner killer.
 
2013-05-13 03:35:19 PM
Daily Currant = Onion Light.
 
2013-05-13 03:41:27 PM
When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.
 
2013-05-13 03:46:04 PM

Speaker2Animals: 4tehsnowflakes:  ... hit it ...
As long as she had sunglasses on. Those crazy eyes are an immediate boner killer.


Naw, brosicle, you'd want to see the look in her eyes while you ... hang on, brb  <48 seconds later> OK, I'm back

//unfocused thread sort of about gay marriage, so must thump hetero chest
 
2013-05-13 04:22:24 PM
Daily Currant is like the Onion, but with a straighter face.
 
2013-05-13 04:25:23 PM
You know, Michelle Bachmann might be the one person whose marriage might actually be broken up if gays could legally wed their gay lovers.

www.urantiansojourn.com
 
2013-05-13 04:30:41 PM

Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.


There is no over-the-top enough. See: Poe's law.
 
2013-05-13 04:31:13 PM

FirstNationalBastard: You know, Michelle Bachmann might be the one person whose marriage might actually be broken up if gays could legally wed their gay lovers.

[www.urantiansojourn.com image 640x360]


Marcus Bachmann makes Billy Crystal's character on "Soap" look like Billy Crystal's character in "Running Scared."

/That post makes me sound old.
 
2013-05-13 04:31:55 PM
For the love of everything I hold dear about my state.......PLEASE DO YOU HARPY TWAT.
 
2013-05-13 04:33:31 PM
she is bonkers.
 
2013-05-13 04:34:05 PM
She's just worried about her impending divorce.
 
2013-05-13 04:35:27 PM
I just love the whole concept of righteous people fleeing the area lest they get caught under their all-loving god's crushing curb-stomp.

Try not to live near any bad people, Michelle.
 
2013-05-13 04:36:37 PM
I'd be completely ok with this real or not. Bachmann needs to go there to represents her views...like Mississippi or North Carolina.
 
2013-05-13 04:37:33 PM

HighOnCraic: FirstNationalBastard: You know, Michelle Bachmann might be the one person whose marriage might actually be broken up if gays could legally wed their gay lovers.

[www.urantiansojourn.com image 640x360]

Marcus Bachmann makes Billy Crystal's character on "Soap" look like Billy Crystal's character in "Running Scared."

/That post makes me sound old.


Worse yet, it makes you sound like a Billy Crystal fan.
 
2013-05-13 04:38:49 PM

Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.


How can someone who talks like this be parodied?
 
2013-05-13 04:39:35 PM

From Philly to Boston: I still try and understand why Timothy's instructions and the whole shellfish are an abomination thing gets thrown out and the gay thing sticks.


Timothy's law upsets the modern womenfolk who make up 50% of the population. We in the LGBTQ community are 1 in 10 at best, and that's counting those in the closet, those who end up in opposite sex relationships and those who do not pair off. Also, shellfish are delicious. So if my boyfriend and I want equal rights it is easier to suppress us because 1, there are more of them and 2, we are not delicious (at least not literally).
 
2013-05-13 04:41:50 PM
To be fair, she knows Marcus is long gone if he can legally marry another man.
 
2013-05-13 04:42:09 PM

RexTalionis: Satire, people. Label it as such.


She is so crazy that it is believable.
 
2013-05-13 04:43:34 PM
Ahhh. Got it Victrin. Seems like a flaw in your logic.

Shellfish has always been delicious and it was still banned.
 
2013-05-13 04:44:04 PM
I swear to God, I thought this article was legit.
 
2013-05-13 04:44:20 PM

unlikely: Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.

There is no over-the-top enough. See: Poe's law.


At least, with folks like her or Santorum there is no over-the-top enough. For the most part, even most politicians or political positions can be obviously satirized (at least, obviously to most reasonable people; see: Abortion-plex reaction by pro-lifers), but people like Bachmann are impossible to satirize.
 
2013-05-13 04:46:04 PM
www.hogdb.com
 
2013-05-13 04:46:32 PM

From Philly to Boston: I still try and understand why Timothy's instructions and the whole shellfish are an abomination thing gets thrown out and the gay thing sticks.


Because people don't like gays, so they hide behind the bible for their own intolerance. They like shellfish so they don't care about that.
 
2013-05-13 04:47:07 PM
FTA:
"Sodom and Gomorrah thought they could defy the will of God - and we all know what happened to them."

You know, two cities that were destroyed because they were inhospitable to guests.

/Amused Jew.
 
2013-05-13 04:47:20 PM

Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.


I don't think the folks at the Daily Currant are going for "funny" -- I think they're deliberately trying to confuse us with realistic, but just slightly outrageous stories.
 
2013-05-13 04:47:28 PM
The problem with doing a Bachmann parody, is that you often come across as more sane in your satire than the real person.
 
2013-05-13 04:47:37 PM
This is why the Daily Currant is both better and worse than the Onion: Better because they trick people more, on average, into believing their stories, worse because... the former is true because their stuff is only kinda chuckle-worthy at best. How is "crazy rightist threatens to move if the government doesn't do what they tell it" satirical? Right-wingers shriek that kind of nonsense ten times a day.
 
2013-05-13 04:49:17 PM
That was the best demonstration of Poe's Law I've ever seen.
 
2013-05-13 04:50:25 PM

RexTalionis: Satire, people. Label it as such.


Thanks.  But since it is utterly believable it made for great fun.
 
2013-05-13 04:51:33 PM

Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.



This wasn't over-the-top enough?

"I've heard wonderful things about Eugene," she says, "and I think congressman DeFazio may be vulnerable to a challenge. They're the nicest people in the world out there, I'm sure we'd be welcomed with open arms."
 
2013-05-13 04:52:33 PM

worlddan: RexTalionis: Satire, people. Label it as such.

She is so crazy that it is believable.


Yup, I honestly wasn't sure whether this was legit or parody, since it's something she'd likely say.
 
2013-05-13 04:53:05 PM
In a subsequent interview with The Daily Currant Bachmann says she's not sure where she'll go if she leaves, but is seriously considering Oregon as a possibility since its constitution bans same sex marriage.
"I've heard wonderful things about Eugene," she says, "and I think congressman DeFazio may be vulnerable to a challenge. They're the nicest people in the world out there, I'm sure we'd be welcomed with open arms."


Wait... WHAT?!?!  NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!  For the love of God, DO NOT COME HERE, you crazy coont!  We are NOT nice people, really!  We are a bunch of unwashed, baby-eating infidels, I swear!

/goddammitsomuch
 
2013-05-13 04:55:18 PM

common sense is an oxymoron: Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.


This wasn't over-the-top enough?

"I've heard wonderful things about Eugene," she says, "and I think congressman DeFazio may be vulnerable to a challenge. They're the nicest people in the world out there, I'm sure we'd be welcomed with open arms."


Oh, thank God.  They totally had me there for a minute.  Whew!
 
2013-05-13 04:58:12 PM

unlikely: Cyberluddite: When offering satire or parody relating to a complete loon like Michelle Bachmann, you really need to be over the top.  This isn't over the top enough--it sounds like something she would really say. Which makes it not very funny.

There is no over-the-top enough. See: Poe's law.


I was going to ask for an example of something that's so over-the-top that it's impossible to believe that it spewed out of Guanopsychotic Shelly's maw.
 
2013-05-13 04:58:41 PM

erveek: HighOnCraic: FirstNationalBastard: You know, Michelle Bachmann might be the one person whose marriage might actually be broken up if gays could legally wed their gay lovers.

[www.urantiansojourn.com image 640x360]

Marcus Bachmann makes Billy Crystal's character on "Soap" look like Billy Crystal's character in "Running Scared."

/That post makes me sound old.

Worse yet, it makes you sound like a Billy Crystal fan.


But he was funny back then!

/And get off my lawn!
 
2013-05-13 04:59:47 PM

demaL-demaL-yeH: FTA: "Sodom and Gomorrah thought they could defy the will of God - and we all know what happened to them."

You know, two cities that were destroyed because they were inhospitable to guests.

/Amused Jew.


No, no...they were destroyed because of teh ghey.

/can't believe how often this lie is repeated by fundies
 
2013-05-13 05:05:53 PM
I was fooled too.  But look at the bright side.  Michelle might read this and think "Oh, I said that?  Well, I guess I have to pack and leave then......"  :-D
 
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2013-05-13 05:06:31 PM
I knew it was a joke when subby used the term "re-think"
 
2013-05-13 05:13:04 PM
Will her husband stay behind and marry his boyfriend?
 
2013-05-13 05:20:56 PM

From Philly to Boston: I still try and understand why Timothy's instructions and the whole shellfish are an abomination thing gets thrown out and the gay thing sticks.


Ever get sick from a bad batch of shrimp? Somebody did 2,500 years ago and they wrote it down. That's kinda what the Bible is about. Somebody pissed off about something and writing about it not even thinking some rubes 2,500 years later would think its some kind of God given law
 
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