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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-15-08 03:01 PM
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27. Stay away from...
You may want to stay away from Voltaire's body of literary work then.
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  -It's satire, get it? kpete  Jul-15-08 10:31 AM   #0 
  - Differences:  Lars39   Jul-15-08 10:37 AM   #1 
  - indeed  helderheid   Jul-15-08 12:57 PM   #13 
  - there are no truths. thats why its satire. satirizing the media. not obama.  lionesspriyanka   Jul-15-08 02:03 PM   #18 
  - The media wasn't featured at all in the cartoon.  Lars39   Jul-15-08 02:18 PM   #19 
     - the content of the lies the media spews was. how do you expect to satirize the media otherwise?  lionesspriyanka   Jul-15-08 02:21 PM   #20 
        - By having something that represents the media in the cartoon.  Lars39   Jul-15-08 02:35 PM   #23 
           - everything about that cartoon is media created.  lionesspriyanka   Jul-15-08 02:36 PM   #24 
              - If the artist and TNY had really wanted to lampoon the media,  Lars39   Jul-15-08 02:39 PM   #25 
  - Stay away from...  LanternWaste   Jul-15-08 03:01 PM   #27 
  - The thing is...  ingac70   Jul-15-08 10:37 AM   #2 
  - I agree with the posters who say there's a substantial difference  marions ghost   Jul-15-08 10:56 AM   #3 
  - Does any sane person actually claim the New Yorker cover will have any effect whatsoever  exothermic   Jul-15-08 10:58 AM   #4 
     - Yes  izquierdista   Jul-15-08 11:46 AM   #6 
        - Uh huh...all those inbred knuckledraggers who read the New Yorker will be  exothermic   Jul-15-08 11:49 AM   #7 
           - the image gets around  marions ghost   Jul-15-08 12:02 PM   #8 
           - Well, I maintain that anyone who CARES whether he's Muslim wouldn't vote for him anyway.  exothermic   Jul-15-08 12:06 PM   #9 
           - Fear of Muslims affects our elections these days  marions ghost   Jul-15-08 12:39 PM   #11 
           - Exactly n/t  sammythecat   Jul-15-08 12:07 PM   #10 
           - All they have to do is SEE the cover  izquierdista   Jul-15-08 02:30 PM   #22 
  - Cindy McCain did have a pill problem, but Obama is not Muslim.  Lex   Jul-15-08 11:08 AM   #5 
  - Shouldn't they have him singing to his Vietnamese captors?  redqueen   Jul-15-08 12:48 PM   #12 
  - I think this cartoonist has completely missed the point.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jul-15-08 12:58 PM   #14 
  - I don't know of any widely-disseminated, baseless scaremongering about McCain either.  redqueen   Jul-15-08 01:51 PM   #16 
     - To be fair, the cover being criticised is an example of an attempt to debunk anti-Dem scaremongering  Donald Ian Rankin   Jul-15-08 04:28 PM   #29 
        - Not sure what you mean by that.  redqueen   Jul-15-08 04:34 PM   #30 
           - I was partially sticking up for the media  Donald Ian Rankin   Jul-15-08 05:26 PM   #31 
  - Here's a pont  Donna Zen   Jul-15-08 01:03 PM   #15 
  - exactly.  helderheid   Jul-15-08 02:01 PM   #17 
  - Not much satire when the right wingers post it in the lunch room.  CANDO   Jul-15-08 02:29 PM   #21 
  - It's harmful, whether it's satire or not.  TexasObserver   Jul-15-08 02:39 PM   #26 
  - Certainly I "get it". But I don't "get the satire" of the New Yorker cover.  iconicgnom   Jul-15-08 03:08 PM   #28 

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