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thewiseguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-14-08 09:34 AM
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59. But you are just reacting like those muslims to the Mohammad cartoon!

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  -don't mock me for not liking the New Yorker cover CreekDog  Jul-14-08 12:13 AM   #0 
  - You forgot: "you're just not smart enough to understand satire"  AZBlue   Jul-14-08 12:16 AM   #1 
  - i saw some of what they called you  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:17 AM   #2 
  - Thanks!  AZBlue   Jul-14-08 12:42 AM   #22 
  - That's bullshit. I'm sorry that happened.  thecatburgler   Jul-14-08 12:36 AM   #15 
  - It's ok, it happens.  AZBlue   Jul-14-08 12:43 AM   #23 
  - Yes, only "thin skinned uneducated hayseeds" who clearly lack any sense  Lorien   Jul-14-08 01:24 AM   #46 
     - you know it, Lorien  Skittles   Jul-14-08 01:37 AM   #54 
  - I'm wasn't bothered by the cover but I respect your opinion  thecatburgler   Jul-14-08 12:18 AM   #3 
  - and the afro is a stereotype on a woman that does not wear one  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:20 AM   #4 
  - I remember someone on DailyKos posted a picture of  redstate_democrat   Jul-14-08 12:22 AM   #7 
  - Entirely two different things....  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 12:27 AM   #9 
     - when you engage in stereotypes, even as satire, you have a responsibility  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:38 AM   #18 
     - Let me ask you this....  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 12:45 AM   #24 
        - do you think there is a segment that thinks of Jewish people as anti semetic stereotypes  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:46 AM   #27 
        - You are purposely misrepresenting the contex of the cover...  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 01:05 AM   #34 
           - so if they portrayed Joe as a Jewish stereotype  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:09 AM   #37 
              - It. Would. Never. Happen.  LowerManhattanite   Jul-14-08 01:20 AM   #43 
              - If under the same circumstances, yes....  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 01:23 AM   #44 
                 - name one cover that had a Jewish stereotype  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:25 AM   #48 
                    - IF...IF...IF.....thought you were done with me...  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 01:26 AM   #49 
                       - not one example of a Jewish stereotype  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:30 AM   #50 
                          - While I understand  polmaven   Jul-14-08 09:50 AM   #63 
        - Yes.  DesertedRose   Jul-14-08 09:39 AM   #61 
     - It may be two different things in that the NYr cover is supposed to be poking  redstate_democrat   Jul-14-08 01:30 AM   #51 
  - I took in the context of my experience with the New Yorker.  thecatburgler   Jul-14-08 12:29 AM   #10 
  - THAT is the point of provocative art.....  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 01:06 AM   #35 
     - that's it, you're off the deep your standard, anything you class as "art"  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:12 AM   #39 
     - like the First Amendment, don't you...  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 01:24 AM   #45 
        - did i say anything bout legality?  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:33 AM   #53 
     - I understand what you're saying, but the apology will still need to be made.  thecatburgler   Jul-14-08 01:15 AM   #42 
     - Often times.....accompanying articles do not match the cover...  HardWorkingDem   Jul-14-08 01:25 AM   #47 
     - What is bothersome is that so many latte liberals ignore the negative effects this "art" could have  AdHocSolver   Jul-14-08 02:37 PM   #66 
  - It's a satire on the IMAGE some are trying to create of them  MonkeyFunk   Jul-14-08 01:07 AM   #36 
  - it could appear in total seriousness on the cover of American Spectator  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:10 AM   #38 
  - If you want to argue over the artistic merits of it, go ahead  MonkeyFunk   Jul-14-08 01:15 AM   #41 
     - The political arguments are totally valid. It's the latte liberals who are stupid for not getting it  AdHocSolver   Jul-14-08 01:50 PM   #65 
  - who are the protagonists of this piece  johnnydrama   Jul-14-08 06:18 AM   #57 
  - If shoulder-length hair were placed on a (short-haired) white male politician  last_texas_dem   Jul-14-08 01:14 AM   #40 
  - I wish all DUers could see some of the racist emails about Obama that I have  Frances   Jul-14-08 12:29 AM   #12 
     - make sure you Reply to All and BLAST the senders, Frances  Skittles   Jul-14-08 12:59 AM   #32 
        - Most come from a relative  Frances   Jul-14-08 09:31 AM   #58 
  - Don't trip. Most people are with you.  redstate_democrat   Jul-14-08 12:20 AM   #5 
  - i know most of us agree  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:22 AM   #6 
  - I'm a subscriber, and I'm outraged. No mocking from me. nt  DeepModem Mom   Jul-14-08 12:27 AM   #8 
  - thanks for saying :)  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:45 AM   #25 
  - Perhaps those who dislike the New Yorker cover should refrain from claiming  last_texas_dem   Jul-14-08 12:29 AM   #11 
  - There is a fine line between clever satire and mean-spirited caricature.  AdHocSolver   Jul-14-08 02:42 PM   #67 
  - very nicely said-  Bluerthanblue   Jul-14-08 12:30 AM   #13 
  - The cover is the following  Jed Dilligan   Jul-14-08 12:32 AM   #14 
  - I'll bet you have never read the New Yorker in your life.  The_Casual_Observer   Jul-14-08 12:37 AM   #16 
  - why can't you believe that someone has read the New Yorker regularly  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:41 AM   #20 
  - Impossible  The_Casual_Observer   Jul-14-08 12:41 AM   #21 
     - so one has to be stupid to be offended?  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 12:49 AM   #29 
  - I agree with the OP and I'm a subscriber.  AZBlue   Jul-14-08 12:45 AM   #26 
  - The true sin of most satire deemed "offensive" is that it's just not funny enough...  Youphemism   Jul-14-08 12:37 AM   #17 
  - Not masturbating, losing his virginity to his mother  JVS   Jul-14-08 12:46 AM   #28 
     - No, his mom passed out. He had to finish all by himself...  Youphemism   Jul-14-08 12:53 AM   #30 
     - Except that,  polmaven   Jul-14-08 10:01 AM   #64 
  - I'm with ya there. Some people here are being really nasty about it.  Blondiegrrl   Jul-14-08 12:40 AM   #19 
  - 4. that I don't recognize (attempted) satire  Skittles   Jul-14-08 12:57 AM   #31 
  - excellent point.  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:00 AM   #33 
     - thanks  Skittles   Jul-14-08 01:31 AM   #52 
        - count me as another vote for: get it, don't like it  CreekDog   Jul-14-08 01:37 AM   #55 
  - Interesting how many "free-speechers" here are telling others to STHU about not liking this cover.  WinkyDink   Jul-14-08 05:47 AM   #56 
  - But you are just reacting like those muslims to the Mohammad cartoon!  thewiseguy   Jul-14-08 09:34 AM   #59 
  - You're good people CreekDog  DesertedRose   Jul-14-08 09:34 AM   #60 
  - Well,  Goblinmonger   Jul-14-08 09:40 AM   #62 

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