Wed Jul 10, 2013, 02:12 AM
Emit (11,210 posts)
REPORT: Obama Says Tea Party Members Fit Profile of Domestic Terrorists (Really?)
In a press conference in Tanzania, the National Report notes an extraordinary exchange between a journalist from the Associated Press, Ramona Darlington, and President Barack Obama. According to the Report, Darlington asked Obama to explain what the profile of an American domestic terrorist is. Obama’s answer will surely raise the ire of the Tea Party and their members:
“Typically domestic terrorists in the U.S. are people who cling to obsolete beliefs from the time of the American Revolution. They are conservative Christians, reactionary Republicans and conspiracy theorists many of whom belong to racist hate groups. Tea Partiers commonly own guns and stock up ammunition and food in anticipation of starting another civil war to overthrow the will of the governing body who represent all of the American people.”
This is a shocking statement coming from the President of the United States...
Naturally, the mainstream media has suppressed the reporting of these controversial remarks. Why would they do that? Could it be because they are in the tank for Obama as conservatives have long argued? Or could it be that the source of the story, The National Report, is an obviously satirical web site and that the whole thing was a joke?
Despite all the evidence that the story is a fake, many on the Tea Party right have taken it to heart and are outraged that the President said these things that he never actually said. The story has already been picked up by FreeRepublic, TeaParty.org, TruthAboutGuns, and a popular Ron Paul fan site, the DailyPaul. These geniuses must have failed to notice the conspicuously comedic content filling the site’s home page. Here are samples of their current articles in addition to the one about the terrorist Tea Party:
•Was Paula Deen Framed for Racism by Tasteless Food Trend Purists?
•Lawmaker Corks Gay Talk Hole with God’s Law, Crowned D&D Champ.
•Selfish Wendy Davis Rejects Rick Perry Compliment, Could Have Kidney Infection.
•Poll: Can Zimmerman get a Mistrial if the Lady Jury is on Their Periods?
•New CDC Study Indicates Pets Of Gay Couples Worse At Sports, Better At Fashion Than Pets Of Straight Couples.
Since this wasn’t enough to alert the Tea Party dimwits to the fact that the site peddles parody, they might have avoided making asses of themselves by reading the site’s rather humorous disclaimer:
“National Report is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. All news articles contained within National Report are fiction, and presumably fake news. Advice given is NOT to be construed as professional. If you are in need of professional help (and you may be if you are on this page), please consult a professional.”
Was that too vague as well? Then perhaps the Teabaggers should have done just a modicum of research whereby they would have discovered something that was later noted by a spokesman for the Associated Press:
“There is no AP reporter named Ramona Darlington, this is not an AP story and as best as I can tell, a few people have been had.”
Responses are still coming in ~ from the original source:
July 6, 2013 at 2:59 pm
He has no idea that the tea party are everyday americans! Not terrorists…he is thw dangerous one!
July 8, 2013 at 6:06 am
You are the dangerous one…for your inability to discern satire from fact. If you are a member of the Tea Party, it make sense, since you seem to be very confused.
July 9, 2013 at 4:01 pm
Typical respnse from a liberal. Can only build themselves up by putting others down.
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