Pop Quiz; or, You Still Lose
Here’s a hypothetical: You want to protest against an evil regime, but you want to walk away from the protest without being tortured, killed, or tortured and killed by secret police. Would you choose to protest in:
A. Berlin in 1940
B. Moscow in 1950
C. Washington, D.C. in 2009
The teabaggers don’t seem to realize that they are beneficiaries of the very freedom they claim to be deprived of. It is their right to spout paranoid nonsense. It is also my right to call them out for being hysterical idiots. I am pretty sure that they don’t know the meanings of many of the words they are using.
Also – what the fuck is up with the Obama as the Joker meme? I have seen several signs with that image. It seems about as illogical as the Hitler and Stalin comparisons, but much weirder.