“Avi Lipkin” has to be a poe. He’s got to be some kind of performance artist — an absurdist chameleon like Andy Kaufmann or Sacha Baron Cohen.
Because no one could possibly really believe the things “Avi Lipkin” says. Even the most gullible rubes in right-wing AM Christian radio can’t really be buying what he’s selling.
Except they seem to be. Here’s Lipkin speaking to Christian radio host Vic Eliason, explaining how Barack Hussein Carpathia began as a child to push for global sharia law and health care reform through the United Nations.
Or something like that:
The Muslim Brotherhood is going to end up either killing, converting to Islam or expelling the remaining Christians of Egypt. When the Christians of Egypt are gone, the economy of Egypt is gone. When the economy of Egypt is gone, the 76 Muslims who remain are going to starve to death. What do people do when they starve? They leave. Where do they go to? America. Who’s going to bring them in? Obama. Where is he going to settle them? In the lands confiscated by Agenda 21.
I think “Lipkin” — if that’s even his real name — started out trying to do an outrageously over-the-top parody, and then, when right-wing Christian audiences smiled and cheered, he tried pushing the limits even more just to see how far he could take this.
And so far, the right-wing Christian audience’s credulity is still outpacing “Lipkin’s” imagination and his best attempts to say something they would consider beyond the pale.
LIPKIN: America will be Muslim by 2016. 2016 is the eighth year of President Obama, meaning he is going to bring in 50-100 million Muslims because it is inevitable that all these Islamic countries cannot rule, they don’t know how to rule themselves, they are completely inept, and after they kill all the Christians that remain there will not be any economy left so you’re going to have overnight 50-100 million Muslims coming in. You cannot put them in American cities, you have got to create entire new areas populated in the United States and Canada with these Muslims.
ELIASON: Where Sharia law holds forth?
LIPKIN:Yes! So you have Agenda 21, you have Sharia law …
See that enthused “Yes!” from Lipkin? That’s the hallmark of improv. The interview makes sense if you assume he’s doing sketch comedy — an improv theater of the absurd. But neither Eliason nor his audience are in on the joke.Eliason’s show, by the way, is called “VCY America.” “VCY” stands for the “Voice of Christian Youth.” Vic Eliason is 76 years old.
That may seem too old to be hosting a show called “Voice of Christian Youth,” but you have to remember that Eliason wasn’t born until hundreds of years after the 17th century he’s trying to drag us back to. Compared to Cotton Mather, he’s still just a kid.
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American Family Association indignation specialist Bryan Fischer takes a break from hating on gay people to hate on black people.
This garbage — a bunch of lies about the black president’s black attorney general — is just straight up, old-fashioned racism. It’s a classic example of that weird thing where the privileged resent the oppressed. White people have it so hard, Fischer says, while blacks get all the breaks.
This is not surprising, given that Fischer also says conservatives should “unhesitatingly reclaim the ‘D’ word,” meaning “discrimination.” (He’s following outrage-machine Bill Donohue here. Donohue — the Grover Dill to Timothy Dolan’s Scut Farkus — tried out this “I want the law to discriminate” line last month.)
With Fischer spending most of his time spewing such extreme hateful garbage, the following may seem like an irrelevant bit of nitpicking. But this also needs to be said: Bryan Fischer doesn’t know the difference between Alan Scott and Hal Jordan.
“Wonder how Ryan Reynolds feels about getting outed by DC Comics,” Fischer tweeted.
Fischer works for the American Family Association, an outfit that built its reputation by protesting against movies no one at AFA ever bothered to watch. So it’s not surprising to see Fischer continue that tradition by protesting against comics he’s never bothered to read.