Friday, January 23, 2009

Cognitive Dissonance


Many "Left/Lib" blogs are all a'fume with vapors over the blatherings of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck and the rest of the flying-monkey retardo-sphere, whose frankly racialist--and apparently unselfconsciously, frankly hypocritical-- proclamations of disloyalty to President Obama are frankly hortatory and incitive of near-revolution. It is very ugly rhetoric. And it is very 'public.' It is much like the rhetoric by which "we" on the Left excoriated the former Chimperor on his illicit and probably illegal elevation to the Presidency.

This is where Poe's Law comes in.
Poe's Law: ...relates to fundamentalism, and the difficulty of identifying actual parodies thereof. It suggests that, in general, it is hard to tell fake fundamentalism from the real thing, since they may both espouse equally extreme beliefs. Poe's law also works in reverse: real fundamentalism can also be indistinguishable from parody fundamentalism. For example, some conservatives consider noted homophobe Fred Phelps to be so over-the-top that they think he's a "deep cover liberal" trying to discredit more mainstream homophobes.
Woody's Corollary to Poe's Law, states that is possible to substitute "fucktard-conservatism" (e.g., Hannity. Limbaugh, Beck) at every appearance of the word "fundamentalism" in Poe's Law. Hence, Woody's Corollary to Poe's Law:
...relates to fundamentalism fucktard-conservatism, and the difficulty of identifying actual parodies thereof. It suggests that, in general, it is hard to tell fake fundamentalism fucktard-conservatism from the real thing, since they may both espouse equally extreme beliefs. Woody's corollary to Poe's law also works in reverse: real fundamentalism fucktard-conservatism can also be indistinguishable from parody fundamentalism fucktard-conservatism. For example, some conservatives consider noted homophobe Fred Phelps polyphobe Michael ("Savage") Weiner to be so over-the-top that they suspect he's a "deep cover liberal" trying to discredit more mainstream fucktard-conservatives.

2 comments:

dmarks said...

That Dick Cheney sand sculpture is cool. But he looks happier than usual in it.

Mr. Pelican said...

My hope is that all the right wing whack jobs will slowly devolve back to a.m. radio, where only postal workers and people stuck in neon-lit cages will be the only ones to hear them.