Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Republican civility

Dave's analysis at Orcinus is a must-read.

Of course, Nugent is just a fringe nutjob, right? All the responsible Republicans are tripping over themselves to denounce his lunatic violent rhetoric, right?

Let's take a look:

Michelle Malkin? Silence
Daniel W. Reilly at The Politico? "He didn't pull any punches." Ouch.
Sean Hannity? "I like Ted Nugent. He's a friend of mine."

They really do want to kill us all, you know.


  1. I thought all the Republicans were trying deal with their own sexual repression and dysfunction.

    Well, you learn something new every day, right?

  2. They're sublimating their sexuality into violence. IIRC, I read an anthropology text many moons ago that asserted a strong correlation between sexual repression and structural violence: The more warlike the society, the more sexually repressed.

    It's an interesting hypothesis, but I'm entirely unsure how well-supported it is by the evidence.

  3. Sometimes I sit around thinking, "What if those conservatives are right?"

    And then something like this comes around, and I realize that if they're right, I want to keep being wrong.

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