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August 29, 2008

Our Very Smart Lefty Friends Don't Seem to Understand Irony

Since you guys are unfamiliar with the concept:

2 a: the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning b: a usually humorous or sardonic literary style or form characterized by irony

c: an ironic expression or utterance

3 a (1): incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result

Guys? Um, obviously if my facts were wrong, that can't make my conclusions stronger. Perhaps you didn't detect this as calculated ridiculousness because, to you, that statement isn't that ridiculous-- as you yourselves insist the same thing all the time.

The other problem here, of course, is that lefties have such thin-skins themselves -- coupled with such unwarrantedy outsized egos -- they cannot even conceive of someone poking fun at himself and making sport of his own mistakes.

They're not capable of that, and so they can't imagine anyone else could be.

Well, guys, unlike you suprageniuses who are convinced you know everything, most of us on the right are rather more realistic about our strengths and weaknesses, virtues and flaws, and aren't terrified at the notion of publicly acknowledging them, and even giving others a small chuckle in doing so.

I correct my mistakes. When they're particularly half-cocked, I make fun of myself for them. (I am known as Head Moron on this site, which should sort of tip you off.)

You guys, on the other hand, will argue for hours you're right even though you're clearly wrong, and then when it becomes too embarrassing to continue the charade, you'll delete the post and bury the evidence of your error.

We don't roll that way here. We're transparent and we acknowledge errors.

Incidentally, the two errors I made were 1) Obama's age, three years away from Palin's and 2) a mistaken guess (acknowledged as pure guess) as to the size of Obama's district.

And to you guys -- this is a major victory.

Enjoy.

Oh, and hit the tip-jar, and also, suck the barbed cock of Satan.

PS: This choice really seems to be wigging them the fuck out.

Wigging them Out... Like a Viking? Apparently Palin met with some Scandi-enthusiasts at some point.

That's also from Rachel Lucas, in the comments. Thanks to Purple Avenger.

I'm 99% sure that's actually real but don't know for sure yet.


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