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Sparkly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-11-08 11:51 AM
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Stinky just confronted a major Rightwing Asshat!!
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We were parking at the grocery store just now, and an old van pulled up to the curb with a huge hand-made sign on the back: "STOP SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON!" On the bumper were all the expected "Power of Pride," "Support the Troops" kinds of stickers.

"I'm going to say something to him," said Stinky.

"No! Don't make a scene -- just don't say anything!" said I, always afraid of confrontation.

Then we noticed yet another big sign on the side window, like the one in the back: "STOP SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON!" Also, big painted eagles and flags on the doors.

"I gotta say something," said Stinky.

"Don't say anything! Just give him a look or something."

The guy had walked into the movie store, and when he came out, sure enough, Stinky said, friendly as can be, "Lemme ask you something." The guy stopped. "Sure."

"How big a moron are you?"

"I'm a little moron," said the guy, clearly not ready for a confrontation.

Stinky: "A little moron, huh? Are you afraid she's gonna bite yer balls off?"

"She's not through yet!" said the guy.

Stinky called him something -- a "fucking asshole" I believe -- to which the guy replied in kind, and then, "Oh yeah, you liberals! Liberals!"

I was SO nervous, but smiled afterwards in spite of myself. The guy's van was totally In Your Face, so Stinky got in his face back. "We gotta stand our ground and give it back to 'em," says the clown.

I'm not saying I encourage such things... but I'll admit to some satisfaction.

:)
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  -Stinky just confronted a major Rightwing Asshat!! Sparkly  Jul-11-08 11:51 AM   #0 
  - What a goob that guy must be..  Virginia Dare   Jul-11-08 11:55 AM   #1 
  - Really! There are plenty of other senators who are more activist, more liberal, etc.  Sparkly   Jul-11-08 12:00 PM   #6 
  - You missed the "Do you still live on Mom's basement, you dickweed??"  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-11-08 11:58 AM   #2 
  - I just knew there had to be more to this encounter...  Contrary1   Jul-11-08 01:31 PM   #15 
  - These kind of confrontations never change anyone's mind.  AllieB   Jul-11-08 11:58 AM   #3 
  - You're right, of course.  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-11-08 11:59 AM   #4 
  - Of course not. That wasn't the point.  Sparkly   Jul-11-08 11:59 AM   #5 
  - That's precisely why stinky and you are my heroes.  stellanoir   Jul-11-08 12:01 PM   #7 
  - Shucks, I never do anything but get nervous!  Sparkly   Jul-11-08 12:05 PM   #8 
     - Yeah but you are really cute about it.  stellanoir   Jul-11-08 02:29 PM   #21 
  - What's admirable about confronting and insulting someone for expressing his political opinion?  DavidD   Jul-11-08 12:25 PM   #9 
  - What's admirable about doing nothing?  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-11-08 12:36 PM   #10 
     - They have the right to hold opinions worthy of cockroaches  DavidD   Jul-11-08 01:13 PM   #12 
        - Nonsense. Confrontation is exactly what's needed. Opposition. Dissent.  TahitiNut   Jul-11-08 01:23 PM   #13 
           - Rubbish.  DavidD   Jul-11-08 01:24 PM   #14 
  - So...didja get some Ben & Jerry's???..n/t  monmouth   Jul-11-08 01:02 PM   #11 
  - I agree with stinky  madokie   Jul-11-08 01:35 PM   #16 
  - Good rule of thumb before confronting: look for NRA stickers !!! n.t  BridgeTheGap   Jul-11-08 01:36 PM   #17 
  - I've done that, but I give hem no quarter and don't back down  DainBramaged   Jul-11-08 01:37 PM   #18 
  - Cute little fable. Funny, too.  exothermic   Jul-11-08 01:37 PM   #19 
  - .  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-11-08 01:51 PM   #20 
  - Liberals!...Liberals!111!! Ohoohhh Snnnaap!  bobbiejo   Jul-11-08 03:03 PM   #22 
  - Sounds like a recipe for going far in life.  deaniac21   Jul-11-08 03:13 PM   #23 
 

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