RUMORS ON THE INTERNETS  4:21 pm October 8, 2008

Stop Making Sense

by Juli Weiner

  • When Obama was the nine-year-old boy-king of the Terrorists, in the 60s, he personally gave the order for Bill Ayers to nuke McCain’s best friend’s living room. [Top of the Ticket]
  • 100% of the Maverick’s dumb teevee commercials are negative. Only 1/3 of Obama’s are negative. [Marc Ambinder]
  • Palin rambles off all the prepositions she knows in addition to the phrase “New York Times” as her response to the question of why Obama’s first marriage to Bill Ayers has anything to do with anything. [Andrew Sullivan]
  • Hooray the White House is pink, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sarah Palin wants to remind you that Obama is still black. [DC Examiner]
  • McCain set fire to John Edwards’ father’s mill, which Americans have been using for centuries to sew the patriotism into flags. And then he shipped that burnt husk of a mill to China, just because he can. [Ben Smith]
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pinkdc October 8, 2008 at 4:29 pm

Pink White House?? Elle Woods returns to the capital to make Legally Blonde Three!

facehead October 8, 2008 at 4:30 pm

It would be kinda cool if Obama ordered to paint the white house black when he gets in.

Tawmn October 8, 2008 at 4:34 pm

Sad that McCain has sent all the dental floss jobs in Montana to the CHINEEEESE!

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 8, 2008 at 4:34 pm

It seems like a bad idea to outsource the making of American flags to China. You know it won’t be long before they cut off the supply and replace it with the yellow star/red field item, just because they can.

nurple October 8, 2008 at 4:34 pm

“Join Atlantic Fans on Facebook” – YES

“Join Atlantic Fans on Craigslist” – NOOOO

azw88 October 8, 2008 at 4:34 pm

I thought the lights were RED, as in RED ALERT, “we don’t want no niggas livin here!”

Meanwhile, Palin’s gibberish gives me a headache trying to read it.. I mean, really! I had severe ESL students that could put together more coherent, intelligent thoughts together. She sounds like she is a robot with a random phrase generator running @ full speed.

And how about that ad spending, Obama’s gone ‘newclear’ in some states!! He is trying to spend Mccain into the poor house…

queeraselvis v 2.0 October 8, 2008 at 4:35 pm

[re=126849]facehead[/re]: Vogue was right. Black is the new black!

S.Luggo October 8, 2008 at 4:36 pm

“It is pertinent, it’s important because when you consider Barack Obama’s reaction to and explanation to his association there, and without him being clear at all on what he knew and when he knew it, that I think kinda peaks into his ability to tell us the truth on, not only on association but perhaps other things also.”

The above is a common example of what happens when Alaskan beauty queens attempt translate from the Inuit.

slappypaddy October 8, 2008 at 4:37 pm

…everboddy, th’obamaeister’s only half-black, r’member? he’s wat from th’waiss down, but thass th’part we doan never see… tho it does make wun wunder… oh,ne’ermand…

CrunchyKnee October 8, 2008 at 4:37 pm

Chinese patriotism sewn into flags is a heckuva’ lot cheaper than that ‘Merican made kind. Think of the billionaires!

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 8, 2008 at 4:38 pm

[re=126857]azw88[/re]: Red light = whore house. Or taker of lobbyist money. Same thing.

SayItWithWookies October 8, 2008 at 4:39 pm

Wow — Sarah’s giving Casey Stengel a run for his money.

Serolf Divad October 8, 2008 at 4:40 pm

LOL, that Obama ad reminds me of the American flag I bought not long ago to hang off my deck. The bag it came in stated “Flag proudly made in America. All other parts made in China;” all other parts being the flag pole and the plastic, faux-silver eagle that tops it. I felt only half ashamed of what had become of our manufacturing industry.

Crosseyed and Painless October 8, 2008 at 4:41 pm

Facts are useless in emergencies!

Fear of a Black Reagan October 8, 2008 at 4:42 pm

I think we should evaluate ads as negative only if they have a negative effect.

So McCain’s ads would only be negative if you’re black. Or non-Inuit living human.

jinmoom October 8, 2008 at 4:47 pm

Sometimes Juli is so hip and young that I can’t understand what her headlines mean at all.

Sussemilch October 8, 2008 at 4:48 pm

“Obama was the nine-year-old boy-king…”

And McCain responded by having his neighborhood pal Manuel Noriega saturate Chicago with crack cocaine.

DemmeFatale October 8, 2008 at 4:51 pm


Every election has these “undecided” imbeciles that want more “specifics” before they can decide. READ THE WEBSITES, idiots. The purpose of debates is not to spoon-feed illiterates.

Too bad Tom Brokaw had so many “get off my lawn” moments last night.

I can’t be the only one that is reminded of Jackie Robinson when confronted with the simple dignity of the Obamas and the enraged right-wingers.

There, I feel better now.

Advocatus_Diaboli October 8, 2008 at 4:53 pm

[re=126871]Crosseyed and Painless[/re]: “Facts are useless in emergencies!”

That, and they’re in the tank for libruls.

tunamelt October 8, 2008 at 4:57 pm

[re=126885]Advocatus_Diaboli[/re]: FACTS ARE IN THE TANKS

jinmoom October 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm

[re=126879]jinmoom[/re]: btw I’m not hating on Juli, I’m just pointing out how old and uncool I am.

magic titty October 8, 2008 at 4:59 pm

That ‘letter’ by Murtagh is pretty much the most vile screed I’ve ever read. No snark here.

bluebrazos October 8, 2008 at 5:00 pm

Truth is stranger…Obama is going to make money off of the “that one” line.

When Barack moves in we can call it the “The That One House.”

superfecta October 8, 2008 at 5:00 pm

[re=126862]slappypaddy[/re]: I’ve heard that he’s a fairy to the waist, but his legs are mortal.

lawrenceofthedesert October 8, 2008 at 5:01 pm

Andrew Sullivan doesn’t know “peeks” from “peaks”?

Are we sure that the pink White House isn’t to remind us of Obama’s ties to Bill Ayers? Why is breast cancer awareness pink? Does that mean Testicle Cancer Awareness is blue? Must we infantilize everything, just because we have a mental tot in the White House?

Why am I asking all these questions? Isn’t it Yom Kippur, not Passover?

bluebrazos October 8, 2008 at 5:03 pm

[re=126891]bluebrazos[/re]: Oops, jumped the gun. Might not be Obama making money, but you get the picture.

facehead October 8, 2008 at 5:05 pm

This is interesting: A review in the NYT of Ayers’ memoir (NOT OSBOURNE COX!!!),

Strangely (Spooky even) it was published on Sept. 11th, 2001 (wtf?),

This seems to be where a lot of info about Ayers came out. Basically, he did a bunch of really bad things, admits to it, and got away with it all because the statute of limitations ran out.

S.Luggo October 8, 2008 at 5:13 pm
Cogito Ergo Bibo October 8, 2008 at 5:15 pm

[re=126895]lawrenceofthedesert[/re]: He knew she meant “peeks.” Sullivan is in the tank.

Reading any sort of attempt to transcribe a Paline quote makes me feel really sorry for anyone assigned to the task. Making actual sentences out of that drivel is an exercise in futility. I hereby sentence Barbie to diagram that reply. If she even know how to diagram a sentence.

magic titty October 8, 2008 at 5:22 pm

[re=126899]facehead[/re]: That’s fine. Still has nothing to do with Barack Obama. Ever.

RonnyJim October 8, 2008 at 5:23 pm

President Obamma is going to put up a pergola for his rose garden bill signings & decorate it with heavy cotton cloth for photo ops. DON’T YOU PEOPLE SEE?? HE’s Creating a MUSLIN TERRACE! And Michelle will help him – if she rips the sheets instead of cutting them with scissors it will prove she’s a MUSLIN TEARIST!

TeddyS October 8, 2008 at 6:59 pm

Obama voted for an earmark for SCIENCE! Astrology, er, that kind of stuff. We don’t want uppity smart people running around learning things about nothing other than Inteligents Desine and then they’ll go out and encourage education in the second largest city in our great nation. Even “those ones” might learn to read. Sarah could’ve bought that SCIENCE overhand protector thingie on eBay for a lot less.

newbn79 October 9, 2008 at 11:15 am

Sarah Palin needs to talk about why her husband Todd Palin is or was amember of AKIP. For those of you that aren’t aware of what this is, Well here is an explanation. They are in my oppinion a radical group in Alaska that is against America. thier web sight says Alaska comes first in there bookand that basically they want know parts of Ameriaca or its people. Check it out for yyourselfs at

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