Beauchamp Update: He Doesn't Stand By The Stories and Admitted They Were False, But... | Main | Al-Qaida Leader in Iraq Killed in Airstrike
September 28, 2007

Pelosi: Leatherboy Jesus "Not Harmful To Christianity"

I suppose that's technically true. If there is a divine Jesus he's not harmed much by some silly Artistes de Outrage staging the ten billionth "edgy" and "innovative" photo mocking Christianity in all the usual ways (sex, urine, excrement, yawnnnn....)

Still she neatly dodges the question of whether city monies should be used to fund this sort of "free speech." As Michael Kinsley observed a long time ago, it's not so much that the left wants to be counterculture and offensive that rankles, it's that they assert the right to be counterculture and offensive on someone else's dime.

"And as a follow up, the city's Grants for the Arts program, funded by the city's hotel tax, subsidizes the fair. Do you think that it's fair to tax everyone who visits San Francisco and stays in a hotel to support the fair?"

Pelosi: "Well that's not really a local question. That's a constitutional question. That's a religious question. That's as big a global question as you can ask. I'm a big believer in First Amendment and therefore, as I said in my statement, I do not believe that Christianity has been harmed by the Folsom Street Fair advertising."

Audio at the link for the rich, creamery pandering to the nastier elements of the libertine left.

And it seems this this rare attempt at mocking the left from SNL was eerily prescient. They intended it to be so over-the-top and silly as to be gentle and harmless. Turns out you you can't be too over-the-top and silly in mocking Democrats' bizarre belief that the state has a compelling interest in subsidizing the transgressive.


digg this
posted by Ace at 12:53 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Adriane the Biblical Critic ...: "[i]So, now I have a wife that his heartbroken that ..."

Jim[/i][/b][/s][/u]: "[I]So, now I have a wife that his heartbroken that ..."

BunkerInTheBurbs, still needs a new Nic!: " Aside from the fact that I am am a plane pilot a ..."

Ashley Judd's Puffy Scmper, nee MrCaniac: "547 Space Force! https://youtu.be/t-gwVFfTCnM ..."

Arch Stanton: "Years ago the Baltimore radio morning show had a p ..."

platypus, gg channel: "Posted by: Farmer at June 19, 2018 12:56 AM (yJ1e6 ..."

platypus, gg channel: "So, now I have a wife that his heartbroken that he ..."

Orson: "lrig woc (get it?) ..."

Farmer: "Oh my, that kooky, mannish Oakland city council me ..."

Alberta Oil Peon: "tcn, I think the issue was a report that Catholic ..."

Ashley Judd's Puffy Scmper, nee MrCaniac: "473 I do believe the study that says we are getti ..."

Alberta Oil Peon: "Your Big Shed will be a monument always, to your l ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64