Wingnuts: DADT Repeal Impedes Military Voting

Wow. Even by wingnut standards, this conspiracy theory from Tony Perkins and Jerry Boykin is truly bizarre. On Perkins’ radio show, the two of them actually suggested that the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is responsible for a drop in the number of military people voting overseas (because it couldn’t be because we have far fewer troops on active duty, right?).

httpv://youtu.be/TGqzK2RRsPg

The stupid and crazy; it burns.

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After spending several years touring the country as a stand up comedian, Ed Brayton tired of explaining his jokes to small groups of dazed illiterates and turned to writing as the most common outlet for the voices in his head. He has appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show and the Thom Hartmann Show, and is almost certain that he is the only person ever to make fun of Chuck Norris on C-SPAN.

  • http://nigelthebold.com/ nigelTheBold, Venomous Demonic Hater

    The stupid and crazy; it burns.

    That’s because the crazy strips an electron* from the stupidity, creating an acid.

     

    * My first typing of the word was “election.”

  • http://dododreams.blogspot.com/ John Pieret

    We’re going to have to come up with a new word. “Moron” just does not do these people justice.

  • Larry

    So Teh Gayz hang around the polling place and seductively lure impressionable young soldiers off into the bushes instead of them entering the voting booth?

  • Chiroptera

    …the two of them actually suggested that the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is responsible for a drop in the number of military people voting overseas….

    Huh. Is that because the soldiers all have to vote in the showers while naked?

  • http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Oh, come on! You know it’s true! Gayhomosoldiers cheat real soldiers out of their vote!

    The real soldiers go in to what they think is the voting booth and pull the lever…and pull it and pull it…almost there…who loves democracy…you do…you do…that’s right, you love dirty, dirty democracy…

  • Michael Heath

    John Pieret writes:

    We’re going to have to come up with a new word. “Moron” just does not do these people justice.

    Bigot fits perfectly.

  • Michael Heath

    I thought John’s post @ 2 was in the thread about FRI and Sally Ride and was therefore responding to FRI’s behavior. I see that my response here isn’t all that out of context.

  • http://dododreams.blogspot.com/ John Pieret

    @ Michael Heath #7:

    Your response was not out of context and “bigot” is an apt term for these people. But bigotry can be an attribute of (otherwise) intelligent persons and be argued for in (apparently) rational ways. These (for want yet of a better term) are morons spouting moronic drivel of such poor quality that there ought to be some term to distinguish them from the run-of-the-mill morons.

  • Ichthyic

    We’re going to have to come up with a new word. “Moron” just does not do these people justice.

    even one word alone doesn’t do it justice.

    that’s why the term “demented fuckwit” was invented years ago.

  • Ichthyic

    ..by the way, I do believe the “fuckwit” part replaced the putatively more ableist “fucktard”, popularized in such catchy tunes as this one.

  • Ichthyic

    But bigotry can be an attribute of (otherwise) intelligent persons

    this is a good point, as aside from pure bigotry, authoritarian personalities in general are not strongly correlated with raw intelligence.

    so, for people as dumb as the people in this vid appear to be, but ALSO exhibiting obvious aspects of authoritarian personalities, I suppose we need a 3-term phrase to describe them.

    i propose:

    demented authoritarian fuckwit, or “DAF” for short.

    alternatively, utilizing Altemeyer’s terminology:

    RWAF (right wing authoritarian fuckwit)

  • Ichthyic

    (in the hopes that someone will end up seeing the obvious, and that DAF will end up becoming DAFfy…)

  • markr1957 (Patent Pending)

    I kinda like demented authoritarian fuckwit turd-for-brains, because DAFT is another good word to describe them too.

  • http://dododreams.blogspot.com/ John Pieret

    I would just clip it to “demented authoritarian fuckwit turd.” Brains have nothing to do with it.

  • dingojack

    Oft quoted, but it bears repeating:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_prsgZnPMQg

    Dingo

  • cry4turtles

    Excellent clip Dingo!


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