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Jade Fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-22-05 07:43 PM
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7. It's because Conservatives have no tolerance for or.....
understanding of contradiction and ambiguity. Most humor is rooted in those things. They confuse humor with meanness or smugness.

http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2003/07/22_...

Conservatives also don't realize how ridiculous they are. They're a goldmine of material. Who can blame us for taking advantage?
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  -ain't it odd that republicans have no fucking sense of humor? mopaul  Dec-22-05 07:21 PM   #0 
  - their constitutional arguments are hilarious!  unblock   Dec-22-05 07:23 PM   #1 
  - They're too caught up in their  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-22-05 07:23 PM   #2 
  - I believe that it is true that there is a connection between  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Dec-22-05 07:27 PM   #3 
  - Example of right-wing "humour":  kiki   Dec-22-05 07:28 PM   #4 
  - You need to love humanity...  C_U_L8R   Dec-22-05 07:29 PM   #5 
  - I find all republicans to be funny, well in their actions...  DemGirl7   Dec-22-05 07:33 PM   #6 
  - It's because Conservatives have no tolerance for or.....  Jade Fox   Dec-22-05 07:43 PM   #7 
  - When Dennis Miller went repuke, it killed his career.  Lex   Dec-22-05 07:44 PM   #8 
  - dennis went from sort of funny to totally not funny overnight  mopaul   Dec-23-05 04:50 AM   #34 
  - They seem to take a lot of joy in laughing *at*. n/t  tuvor   Dec-22-05 07:47 PM   #9 
  - That's because they have no brains.  Cleita   Dec-22-05 07:48 PM   #10 
  - Humor is a difficult art to get a handle on. Pukes don't get art.  BuyingThyme   Dec-22-05 07:53 PM   #11 
  - I think it is a lack of sex...all of that moral rectitude causes them to  TomInTib   Dec-22-05 07:56 PM   #12 
  - What they find funny is either juvenile  stanwyck   Dec-22-05 07:57 PM   #13 
  - Most cults are that way. They take themselves  mmonk   Dec-22-05 07:57 PM   #14 
  - But they say WE don't have a sense of humor  linazelle   Dec-22-05 08:00 PM   #15 
  - * giggles when he's about to  TOJ   Dec-22-05 08:02 PM   #16 
  - Social awareness.  Gregorian   Dec-22-05 08:21 PM   #17 
  - Yes, I agree. It's something like abstract thinking that is lacking  Lex   Dec-22-05 08:41 PM   #19 
     - Here's an example Hahahahaa!  Gregorian   Dec-22-05 08:43 PM   #21 
        - A turd tree how clever! A turdy tree and a turd tree! swaaaawwweeet!  lonestarnot   Dec-22-05 08:59 PM   #25 
  - don't forget art-less, as well - can't even notice beauty- boring n/t  Mira   Dec-22-05 08:38 PM   #18 
  - Bob Dole can be pretty funny and McCain occaisionally gets a good one  bklyncowgirl   Dec-22-05 08:42 PM   #20 
  - Ok that is funny, what McCain said! n/t  ccbombs   Dec-22-05 09:09 PM   #28 
  - Well dopey Mopey, how can you expect someone who's willowing  Auntie Bush   Dec-22-05 08:48 PM   #22 
  - legacy of Calvinism and Puritans  kineneb   Dec-22-05 08:51 PM   #23 
  - Oh c'mon, mopaul, they're very good at telling blond jokes & ethnic jokes  mtnsnake   Dec-22-05 08:57 PM   #24 
  - How about this?  Boojatta   Dec-22-05 09:03 PM   #26 
  - There's one Republican in my circle of friends  ccbombs   Dec-22-05 09:07 PM   #27 
  - Here's my contributions:  ddeclue   Dec-22-05 09:10 PM   #29 
  - You know what it is, it's that sense of  walldude   Dec-22-05 09:15 PM   #30 
  - Yes, They Do  tlsmith1963   Dec-22-05 09:17 PM   #31 
  - They have no sense of the absurd  Hanover_Fist   Dec-22-05 09:25 PM   #32 
  - Not only that  jimshoes   Dec-22-05 09:33 PM   #33 
  - What are you talking about?  WernhamHogg   Dec-23-05 05:12 AM   #35 
 

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