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Republican women are finally speaking out!
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Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.
” Open up your legs and let the government in” Oh boy…
Now every time I hear the song “Down With The Sickness”, I’m going to hear that instead of “Open up your hate and let it flow into me”. Great.
An unshaven clown???
I thought I heard “clown” too. That led to a very bizarre mental image.
Yeah, that broke the suspension of disbelief for me, because Real Republican Women don’t shave.
Now THAT is funny!
Comedy / satire is one of the most potent forms of critique.
Satire has become the de facto reprieve to the sheer vertigo of what passes for politics in America. It reassures us that people are still paying attention. Not everyone is on a Fundy bender. It saddens me to realize that some people could watch that clip, and honestly no get it.
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