Bil Browning

Dumb as Turkeys

Filed By Bil Browning | July 12, 2006 9:23 PM | comments

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My son sent out a link today to a blog run by morons called March Together For Life. These freaking idiots actually picked up an article from The Onion about abortion and posted it AS IF IT WERE REAL!!!!!

I don't know whether to laugh or cry. I want to laugh at them because they think the Onion is for real but I want to cry because America harbors nutwhacks like this. They actually titled the piece, "Murder Without Conscience." Their blog should be called "I"m a complete retard."

As my son said, "Satire. S-A-T-I-R-E. Get it?"

Unbelievable.


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There is a lesson here. When you indulge in satire, or worse yet irony, you have to be prepared that someone will take you at your word. It does not matter how outrageous your piece is. Just ask Jonnathan Swift. The number of educated people who did not "get" his efforts, is legion.

Oh, the Onion doesn't care. Several years ago they posted a story that said Kansas had offered to build a new capital if the US Government would move there. The Chinese news service ran the story assuming it was real.