• SERIOUSLY WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE? “Certainly, McCain had no idea if the person on the other end of the tweet was really depressed or just seeking attention, but she was legitimately trying to help someone. That deserves respect, not taunting. Yet Layne continued to make fun of her, accusing her of being a second-rate ‘Bat Man’ and of going ‘progressively more nuts while reading the random twitters of other people.'” Best part of this commentary: it’s filed under the “Celebrity Kids” category. [Examiner]
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  1. Or it could be that Meg just loves drama. Nothing she’s done goes beyond for what passes for drama among the Hills crowd. Her track record (?) doesn’t exactly show a strong awareness for the world around her.

    Besides, if I can’t be a heartless fucker on the the intertubes then what’s left?

  2. Meghan, we respect you. Totally. Sincerely.
    By the way, if you want more respect, the Sturgis Bike Rally is next week. I’m sure your parents have shared their happy mammaries of the event last year.

  3. Megs looked like her typical sucker self and Layne needed five paragraphs to pillory an extremely slow-moving target. I wouldn’t look fondly upon it as one of Wonkette’s finest moments, because there was plenty of lame to go around on this one. Teeing off on Meghan McCain is as challenging as peeing your own pants.

  4. I actually thought Ken’s post was pretty lame. Some dude seemed suicidal and Meg freaked. There may have been some way to make that situation funny, but Ken didn’t find it.

  5. What’s wrong with being a proponent of suicide? We have finite resources, and every idiot who jumps ship early just leaves more for the rest of us. I say more suicide jokes and fewer helmet and seatbelt laws. But, if Meghan must rescue the doomed, I have a few million sperm that are going to die later today . . . she’s free to provide them with a warm and loving home.

  6. Meghan McCain will serve as the model for the new Statue of Freedum to be unveiled in Phoenix: Give me ur poors, ur tired, ur ‘suicidal’ attention whorz yrning 2 B news. But if ur an illegal, I will twat INS.

  7. Why exactly did Meghan have to tweet about any of this, other than for shameless self-promotion?
    I think that was Ken’s point. No?

  8. Meghan-lovin’ Examiner-readin’ GOP trolls muster courage and assert boldly Ken was lame. Musta hada meetin’.

    It burns! It burns!

    I fear Ken may never recover.

  9. [re=372151]Advocatus_Diaboli[/re]: That is my opinion on the matter. She could have just as easily helped them without having to go on about it in a streak of self-promotion. I do not have any issue with her (or having someone else) contacting the authorities, but the live-blogging her rescue was a bit strange.

  10. I am seeking outpatient trtmnt” he told one person who suggested he had of made it up. Nothing nervous or illiterate about that, right?

  11. Yeah, I just woke up. Well you don’t have to call a man haggard. I meant Ken Layne can do no wrong & the sooner you accept that the better.

  12. Aww, Ken. So you made fun of worthless attention-whore Megs who was trying to get some special attention by displaying her fumbling concern for a possible suicide. Meh.
    I think we should all tweet her daily with our own crisis: losing my house because I can’t pay hospital bills, 14 year old daughter preggers following abstinence training, out of work for 11 months and reduced to eating cardboard, can’t find the remote, my mother stole my last bottle of bourbon – all followed by a sincere plea for help. Really, wouldn’t it be great to have someone solve all our problems for us? Think how much more time we’d have for posting on Wonkette!

    In any case, growing up is NOT on the table.

  13. “Help me, Twitter” sounds a bit like “Help me, Obi Wan Kenobe” which would make Megs Princess Leah. Kind of a dumber, heavier set Princess Leah, but still well doable.

  14. “The situation unfolded via Twitter while McCain was on a roadtrip in her home state of Arizona.”

    I think that “the situation unfolded via Twitter” is either the funniest or the scariest phrase ever uttered in the English language.

  15. “Certainly, Layne had the idea that the “Celebrity Kid” was really going progressively more nuts; just seeking attention…‘Bat S***’. She was legitimately trying to seek attention while helping someone. That deserves random, second-rate taunting.”

    Fixed that for ya.

  16. Seriously, what’s wrong with you examiners? Steroids, apparently. Srsly. I didn’t know about this here and looked it up on the oracle of Wikipedia and got this bit of wisdom:

    “Examiners are local experts who have a voice, knowledge and an opinion,” Sherrod told the Denver Business Journal. “Think of an Examiner like a blogger on steroids. Examiners will have the tools, platform and exposure to not only report, but build a community of others who share their passion.”[

    Wonkette always leads to new wisdom.

  17. [re=372259]AnnieGetYourFun[/re]: Concur.

    Aside from the infinitesimal small chance that someone might have died, that supernova of preening attention-seeking whorenesss had to be made fun of or the Earth could very well have imploded upon itself. It wasn’t pretty, but Ken did what he had to do.

  18. Hey, McCains: Why is everything so unfunny to you?

    Maybe if all of you spent time actually writing intelligent letters, essays, books, articles, pieces of legislation that actually help people, bills that help people, and productive writings that constructively contribute to society, instead of illiterate, stupid short sentences on electronic devices and dumb messages on dumb blogs, then maybe, just maybe, people wouldn’t satirize you?

    Stop being national embarrassments, and do something productive. Then people won’t make fun of you.

  19. If Megs is too busy ordering her publicist to help potential suicides, can I have her book deal? I promise to work every day and not get distracted by Vegas trips, Twitter, or Hostess fruit pies.

  20. Because, you know, whenever I’m feeling suicidal, I like to reach out to random strangers on twitter who I don’t know and can’t understand, and I find that they do a GREAT job of talking me through it. Well, as much as you can consider twatting talking. And after I get out the dictionary to decipher airheadette. I mean, why call someone on the phone when you can twitter instead? I know random posts on twitter are just so GREAT at convincing me not to be suicidal anymore. Yup, they sure are. That’s I would go there I’m being an annoying spoiled attention whore – whoops, I meant when I was feeling suicidal. Yeah, that’s what I meant.

  21. FYI is basically a collection of blogs, and its writers are paid, according to, $2.50 for every 1000 pageviews (10/08 figure). While the site is owned by the same company that owns the SF Examiner, the Clarity Media Group, they’re not related in any other way.

    From its “Write For Us” page:

    Will I be asked to purchase anything or pay a fee?
    Absolutely not. You may choose to purchase business cards, t-shirts or other official items if you desire to do so.

    Ken, you smug bastard and original defamer of Saint Meghan, what official Wonkett items do you get to buy?

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