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MonkeyFunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-13-08 10:29 PM
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26. sigh
the Average American won't ever see it.

And yes, a person of average intelligence would immediately see it as mocking the right-wing smears against Obama. I wish we had more such people here.
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  -Do you think the New Yorker Obama cover is funny and positive or disgraceful and negative? Katzenkavalier  Jul-13-08 09:39 PM   #0 
  - It only helps Obama if he laughs at it  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jul-13-08 09:40 PM   #1 
  - He's not laughing at it... at least so far...  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 09:41 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, I added to the reply in light of that  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jul-13-08 09:44 PM   #6 
  - Indeed. Black people should always laugh when white people depict them as terrorists...  BlooInBloo   Jul-13-08 09:46 PM   #9 
     - (sigh)  IntravenousDemilo   Jul-13-08 10:02 PM   #14 
     - That's right -  cliffordu   Jul-13-08 10:15 PM   #16 
     - Come on Bloo  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:17 PM   #18 
        - As if "the point of the cartoon" were the only thing that mattered...  BlooInBloo   Jul-13-08 10:24 PM   #21 
           - It does matter  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:29 PM   #25 
              - I used the words I did correctly.  BlooInBloo   Jul-13-08 10:30 PM   #27 
                 - So do you think the intent was not satirical? n/t  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:32 PM   #31 
                    - We're not communicating....  BlooInBloo   Jul-13-08 10:36 PM   #36 
  - Neither, but it's clearly satirical.  ocelot   Jul-13-08 09:40 PM   #2 
  - It's satirical. But, it's another campaign distraction which he doesn't need right now.  mucifer   Jul-13-08 09:44 PM   #5 
  - It's an accurate depiction of the picture being painted by the insane.  BuyingThyme   Jul-13-08 09:44 PM   #4 
  - It's the New Yorker......  Bennyboy   Jul-13-08 09:44 PM   #7 
  - It doesn't matter how I think about it...  HereSince1628   Jul-13-08 09:45 PM   #8 
  - Exactly! And the crash of the banking industry will never be as important in the media  mucifer   Jul-13-08 09:49 PM   #10 
  - To me, just a sign of continued breakdown of meaningful discourse, and a miscalculation  NRaleighLiberal   Jul-13-08 09:49 PM   #11 
  - It ridicules the Obamas instead of the iditos who believe those portrayals  eleny   Jul-13-08 09:50 PM   #12 
  - Nope  MonkeyFunk   Jul-13-08 10:02 PM   #15 
     - But that's not how it will be used  eleny   Jul-13-08 10:16 PM   #17 
     - It's not clear at all  KingFlorez   Jul-13-08 10:19 PM   #19 
        - It doesn't have to say "satire"  MonkeyFunk   Jul-13-08 10:25 PM   #22 
           - Do you think the average American will read it as satire? Honestly.  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 10:28 PM   #24 
           - sigh  MonkeyFunk   Jul-13-08 10:29 PM   #26 
              - They will see it. Bill O'Reilly and the other hacks will show it to them.  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 10:31 PM   #29 
                 - Maybe  MonkeyFunk   Jul-13-08 10:32 PM   #30 
                    - They'll spin it so bad you can't even imagine... that's what they are there for.  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 10:34 PM   #32 
           - You completely missed my point  KingFlorez   Jul-13-08 10:30 PM   #28 
           - So you think the New Yorker  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:34 PM   #33 
           - It doesn't matter what the New Yorker thinks. What matters is what  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 10:37 PM   #37 
           - But the shitheads already believe that stuff.  Goblinmonger   Jul-13-08 10:42 PM   #38 
           - The magazine's intent isn't what I was questioning  KingFlorez   Jul-13-08 10:42 PM   #39 
           - sorry  MonkeyFunk   Jul-14-08 12:59 AM   #46 
           - Do you think Average Joe American understands that?  AZBlue   Jul-13-08 10:35 PM   #35 
              - The average Joe American doesn't read the New Yorker  MonkeyFunk   Jul-14-08 01:00 AM   #47 
  - Kick.  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 09:59 PM   #13 
  - I don't think "the average American"  jkshaw   Jul-13-08 10:23 PM   #20 
  - I agree 100%!  Katzenkavalier   Jul-13-08 10:26 PM   #23 
  - No vote until  madamesilverspurs   Jul-13-08 10:35 PM   #34 
  - If I were a subscriber, I'd cancel  minnesota_liberal   Jul-13-08 10:44 PM   #40 
  - I think it would have been more effective INSIDE with the ARTICLE for those of us who READ.  IanDB1   Jul-13-08 11:11 PM   #41 
  - Fodder For MSM - At Least Entire Week  otohara   Jul-13-08 11:12 PM   #42 
  - None of the above (OTHER)  prodn2000   Jul-13-08 11:14 PM   #43 
  - If they do a cartoon on the next issue lampooning John & Cindy McCain it will feel fairer.  bob_weaver   Jul-13-08 11:15 PM   #44 
  - I look at it more like Freedom of the Press...  rasputin1952   Jul-13-08 11:20 PM   #45 
  - Neither: it's a satirical magazine cover - the New Yorker isn't a house organ for the Obama campaign  ruggerson   Jul-14-08 01:03 AM   #48 
  - It's funny  Blue_In_AK   Jul-14-08 01:28 AM   #49 

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