Monday, September 12, 2005

"I'm a baby eater. An eater of babies."

Jonathan Swift ain't got nothin' on Bob Cesca. Check out this satire on the Huffington Post. Excerpt: The president's mother, Barbara Bush told reporters during a visit to Texas, "Those puppies were going to be used as fishing bait anyway, they're much better off now. BWA-HAHAHAHAHAHA! HAHA! HA!" D.


Blogger Kate R said...

Gawd. It's so gross and so funny. Definitely echoes a Modest Proposal, only it's . . .much more so.

9/12/2005 12:17:00 PM  
Blogger Douglas Hoffman said...

Nowadays, A Modest Proposal would find acceptance as a reasonable right-wing think tank 'product'. Takes a lot more to shock us nowadays.

Uh-oh. This happens sometimes . . . I begin channeling Charleton Heston. Oh, God, please, not now, not like thi --


9/12/2005 12:43:00 PM  
Blogger Lilith Saintcrow said...

Can't... breathe... laughing...

The only thing funnier than the satire is the right-wingers getting all huffy over it. Sheer hilarity. Reading the comments is almost as fun as reading the piece itself.

9/12/2005 03:16:00 PM  
Blogger Kate R said...

The truth can be nearly as Firesign Theater--assuming this isn't someone making fun of Our Leaders. (I haven't looked for a regular news story, just lifting from blogs)

U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's visit to Reliant Park this morning offered him a glimpse of what it's like to be living in shelter.

While on the tour with top administration officials from Washington, including U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow, DeLay stopped to chat with three young boys (evacuees)resting on cots.

The congressman likened their stay to being at camp and asked, "Now tell me the truth boys, is this kind of fun?"

Wow. You have to work at that kind of sensitivity.

9/12/2005 06:47:00 PM  

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