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Meghan McCain Finally Takes Offense At Someone Calling Her Stupid

WALNUTS is so proud his offspring has capitalized so well on his name.Oh boohoo, Meghan McCain is furious because mean old troll Erick Erickson’s right-wing website RedState.com posted some kind of half-wit parody of Meghan McCain’s vapid Daily Beast columns that her lawyers say too closely resembles her actual half-wit columns to count as satire. The original post has been taken down, but the full version of it can be found here and includes such showstoppers as, “Some ignorant jerk, clearly who doesn’t know about the young people, pointed out that George W. Bush 1.0 won, two elections, which is two more than my dad did.” Why Meghan McCain chose to pick on RedState.com out of all the Internet media outlets that have mocked her over time for her mule-like insistence that she is relevant to Republican politics is anyone’s guess (or not, because no one cares), but we will go ahead and assume princess is jealous of Erick Erickson’s recurring gig shilling right-wing talking points on CNN. HOW IS THAT FAIR? Because Erick Erickson’s dad is not John McCain, so why should he get a better media job?

TalkingPointsMemo has the dirt:

According to RedState, lawyers for McCain threatened legal action if they didn’t remove the posts since they argued they could be misconstrued as having been written by McCain herself.

“These fake front page posts place Meghan McCain before the public in a false light which is highly offensive to a reasonable person,” a letter from attorney Albin Gess posted on RedState read. “The RedState ‘community’ that voted to put these posts on the frontpage acted at least as in reckless disregard as to their falsity and the false light in which Meghan McCain was being placed.”

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186 comments

  1. DrunkIrishman

    You know how I know it was a parody article? It said George W. Bush actually won a presidential election…

    1. OC_Surf_Serf

      Drop a cantaloupe into each leg of a pair of white stockings.

      Attach Gerber bottle tops.

      You're welcome.

  2. Chillwaver

    Without a doubt, this will be the main story on NPR's main page.

    OT, I'm not sure why Ken disabled on the comments on the post about NPR not covering the Wall Street protesters….

        1. BaldarTFlagass

          Hell, I don't know. That's just my standard response when someone does something that I can't make sense of.

        2. mumbly_joe

          Ha, "entry-level hipster". It's funny, because "hipster" is, in many ways, the antithesis of having a job.

      1. Beowoof

        I thought NPR was bitching because some big donors might get pissed. Couple of guys whose dad made a ton of money working for commie red Russia.

    1. fuflans

      no health care increases, chamber of commerce screaming 'blame obamacare'!!

      then, actually, a prime drive time story on the protests. somebody musta read ken's post.

    2. mumbly_joe

      You know, to be fair, I understand NPR's point about not covering the Wall Street protests. After all, they have more important things to do. Like, for example, sucking the cock of a guy who calls them all Nazis and a government propaganda operation, who works for another guy who also calls them all Nazis, while himself organizing an actual propaganda organization that includes that first guy, which, in case you lost thread of my comment, is the guy whose cock they're sucking.

      Look, NPR. I get that you want to look all "non-partisan" and all, but if some guy calls you a Nazi, and then requests that you fellate him, it's not 'partisanship' to politely decline, because he and his boss call you Nazis.

    3. gurukalehuru

      Until NPR or some other news agency shows me a different, and credible, account, I'm going to assume that Wall Street has become so overburdened with the weight of hippies that the southern end of the island is beginning to sink. Wall St. Street party also mentioned at http://www.gurukalehuru.com, being the blogwhore that i am.

  3. Pragmatist2

    There is no more complex task in life than satirizing idiotic tripe for an audience that is dumber than the person you are satirizing.

  4. littlebigdaddy

    Meghan, you need to get with the hippies down on Wall Street. Be sure to take your macbook and some weed.

    1. gurukalehuru

      Unless some respected news source informs me differently, I am going to assume that millions of people are on wall st. right now, traffic is blocked all the way into Brooklyn, and Lady Gaga is performing on stage, naked.

      Prove me wrong, CNN!

  5. Captain_Quark

    If the folks at Red State think you're stupid, then you're either a liberal or so fucking dumb you can't find your own asshole with two hands and a map. Meghan is obviously not a liberal, so I'm thinking she qualifies as really, really, stupid.

  6. skoalrebel

    I think she should take a page from Billy Carter and sell a line of beer. [spit] She could call it "Stupid Cunt." You're welcome, Meghan!

    1. Captain_Quark

      I doubt that the slogan "Kick back and relax with an ice cold Stupid Cunt" will work. But what do I know about these things?

        1. Captain_Quark

          Next you'll tell me that there's a special strain of yeast to be found in "Stupid Cunt." Imagine the marketing magic one could work with that.

    2. BlueStateLibel

      Cindy might be angry though, as a rival beer line would threaten the McCain beer fortune. But it would make a good sequel to "There Will be Blood."

  7. Papa_Uniform

    "John McCain swooped in to napalm the entire Internet…" Jeez, that's why you can't post on the NPR Wall St thingy. Collateral damage.

  8. genxr

    I went to the article, started reading the first sentence, and my eyes immediately glazed over and I lost interest. In other words, I found it indistinguishable from a real Megs McBoobs article.

    I think she has a case.

  9. prommie

    This sheds a spotlight on a serious issue, a danger that all of us snarky wonkerrati must consider: The GOP is beyond parody. It is no longer possible to make up some caricature of the GOP and the TeaTards that exxagerates their hateful, mean, evil, and stupid traits, because they cannot be exxagerated. This means we can no longer rely on the benefit of the satire defense to claims of libel, the old Falwell v. Flynt rule that protects our snark most well when it is most vicious. Its not safe to spoof the right wing anymore, because you just can't parody them, the reality is parody.

    1. DaRooster

      But can we still imply that their ways and meanness are taking our country into an abyss of hatred and no return both socially and fiscally?

  10. jus_wonderin

    Back in the day, did coddled rich kids have as much voice in the media as they do now??? I'm not sure I heard (or hear) a peep out of Chelsea Clinton.

  11. metamarcisf

    A right wing conservative trying to be funny is like a has-been politician trying to host an outdoorsy reality show.

  12. prommie

    I wouldn't be surprised if her nipples are as big as Nancy Grace's. I think today the world may have gained a new phrase, useful when you need to express the enourmousness (NOT "enormity," for God's sake) of something, henceforth and forever, people can say "as big as Nancy Grace's Nipples."

    1. jus_wonderin

      "Captain, we have determined that Talos is quite a distance from our current position."

      "Spit it out Spock. How far?"

      "At Warp 6.5, we can make the trek in three weeks, having traveled Two Nancy Grace Nipples in the process."

      "Thank you, Mr. Spock. Mr. Sulu?"

      "Course laid in, Sir. Ewwwww."

    2. DahBoner

      Grace tells TMZ … "When I got dressed, I was wearing Petals (nipple covers) and an industrial strength bra … my dancing dress also had a bra sewn into it."

      Nancy adds, "I have been judged guilty without a trial … I will go to my grave denying the nip slip."

      As we previously reported, Nancy HAS been hiding various good luck charms in her bra — and last night, Grace says she was packin' a photo of her twins … in her twins.

      1. widget2011

        Why is it that I'm the only one in the world who sees Nancy's enormous Butt, despite those enormous nipples?

  13. OneYieldRegular

    "These fake front page posts place Meghan McCain before the public in a false light which is highly offensive to a reasonable person."

    If McCain's lawyer feels the fake front page posts are highly offensive to a reasonable person, just wait until he reads the rest of RedState.

  14. Barb

    You have to be a real mega bitch to be blonde, wealthy, bosomy and a beer heiress and be so freaking unlikable.

      1. jus_wonderin

        Okay, you've got a point, but later, much later, you will realize the maintanence expenses on the two wheelbarrows will, well, bring you to her knees.

    1. DahBoner

      I mean, like, beer is the world's most popular afro-dese-i-ack.

      If Megs can't get laid with that much beer, there's no hope…

  15. BaldarTFlagass

    Knowing Red State, they probably didn't "write" a "satire." Rather, they just cut and pasted one of her columns, knowing that their readership would not be likely to tell the difference.

  16. SorosBot

    So Erick Erickson is trying to make alleged jokes about Meghan McCain being dumb; that's nearly as ironic as his dumb name.

  17. ifthethunderdontgetya

    And then albino hobbit ninja John McCain swooped in to napalm the entire Internet and protect his daughter’s honor, forever, bitchez, the end.

    Not so fast, Kirsten!

    Albino hobbit ninja John McCain swooped in to napalm the entire Internet, but crashed four jets and was taken prisoner by icanhascheezburger.com. Then he was tortured by cute kittens for eternity.
    ~

  18. greypanter

    "And then albino hobbit ninja John McCain swooped in to napalm the entire Internet…"

    Given Daddy McCain's track record with regard to swooping in an airplane, The Internet need not be concerned.

  19. SorosBot

    If you read the alleged satire, they're attacking Megs for suggesting that the Republicans need to be more moderate and will lose if they nominate a far-right candidate; so yes, they think she's stupid for being, by their standards, liberal; which means basically thinking that women and gay people should have some rights under the law.

    1. GOPCrusher

      Michele Bachmann gave a speech yesterday saying the same exact thing. That Republiklans should quit listening to those that say they need to find a moderate candidate to run for President.
      I whole-heartily agree. Put Bachmann at the top of the 2012 ticket and she can run on the pledge to turn America into Somalia within her first one hundred days in office, as well as turning the Muslim nations into nuclear wastelands.
      May make for a 50 state electorial landslide.

  20. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Eric, son of Eric, versus Meghan, Daughter of McCain. The one thing we know for sure is that we are not in for a battle of wits.

  21. Terry

    Regarding the alt-text under the photo. John McCain's careers, both military and political, have been based solely on his family name (military career) and his second wife's money (political career). Why shouldn't his daughter ride the family name and spend her mother's money, as well?

    1. emmelemm

      Exactly.

      (Although wouldn't the whole "oh this guy heckled me at a bar while I was filming my reality show but he was totally a lieberal plant" thing count?)

  22. SayItWithWookies

    While I abhor them both, Meghan is too self-absorbed to have a hateful bone in her body, and RedState attempted satire, a clear example of not knowing the limitations of conservatives. Also, it's fun to see Erick son of Erick back down in the face of a toothless cease-and-desist letter. If that doesn't end this dispute, I would like to see it settled by both participants being dressed in clown suits and huge inflatable boxing gloves to finish this woman-to-sissy.

    1. genxr

      Ewick might be able to handle clown gloves. His old lady won't let him near her shotgun ever since he threatened that census worker.

  23. LettucePrey

    I'll admit it, I checked 'Dirty Sexy Politics' out of my local library after I saw Megs on The Daily Show. She seemed less ditzy than usual that day, and I thought, she's got an army of editors and ghost-writers, how bad could her book be?

    Holy hell, it was bad. Painfully. Among other bon mots and vacuities, she whined on for 200 pages that (a) she could never get her hair and makeup professionally done on the campaign tour because the Palin kids spent so much time getting theirs done; (b) her dad's mean campaign manager made her take her idiotic blog down because it contained nothing but unflattering candid photos of staffers in motel hallways; oh, and (c) there is an entire chapter devoted to the video game 'Rock Band' and how much she loves it, OMG.

    She freely admits that she doesn't watch her diet, applies makeup with a paint roller, and uses the word "like" as if it were a masturbatory aid, yet in the same breath complains that she was shunned during her father's campaign for no reason other than these people are so mean!!1

    Go suck your mother's cock, Megs. You're a moron and can't write. Also.

        1. __kth__

          The porno version has a torso instead of a guitar, and the buttons are on the g-spots. On the screen is your "partner", who moans if you are doing it right and yawns if not.

          I'd patent it, but it's probably already been thought of and is being shipped to the porno shops as we speak.

    1. DahBoner

      "uses the word "like" as if it were a masturbatory aid"

      Made Galileo look like a Boy Scout

      Sorry 'bout that, let it all hang out…

      1. DahBoner

        You are about to receive on John Barleycorn
        Nicotine and the temptations of Eve

        No parkin' by the sewer sign…

      2. chicken_thief

        But he'd run really slow as he passed in front of the Megster's luscious funbags so he could scope them out and really fast as he passed Bristol in an attempt to avoid the smell of stale Levi juice jelled in her crotch.

    1. Gleem_McShineys

      Well, RedState DID take an article down. That theoretically counts as a positive motion towards less ambient loserism in the universe, so, er, ipso fatsos, winner?

  24. Limeylizzie

    Call me crazy, but I think Megs is nice, I loved it when she was flirting with my imaginary GF, Rachel Maddow.

  25. DashboardBuddha

    Said it before and I'm sayin' it again…I love it when rightwingers feed on each other. Give 'em hell Meg!

        1. glamourdammerung

          Like everything else, "political correctness" and civility do not matter if the offender is a conservative/Republican/Teabagger/whatever else they are calling themselves this week to try to make everyone forget what failures at life they are.

          1. Jukesgrrl

            Do you think we can get Minnesota One L to start pronouncing her name as MEE-shell, as Norris does? She could send out a press release the way college football star Tony DOR-set did when he turned pro and demanded to have his name pronounced as dor-SETT.

    1. jus_wonderin

      Meghan McCain stars in this years number one hit, the remake of "The Girl with Something Extra". Sally Field makes a guest appearance.

  26. glamourdammerung

    This is one of those situations when you really hope there is a solution that makes both sides unhappy.

  27. DahBoner

    Yeah, all the young kids can dig that crazy, angry, old guy from Panama who sleeps all day and crashes jets all night, who got rich by marrying a Piss Beer heiress.

    Because he is one cool cat who lets it all hang out

  28. widestanceshakedown

    The real problem with the RedState faux-Meg article is that there were no headlight shots to look at while you're not reading her article, amirite straight guys?

  29. Chichikovovich

    OK, look, MM couldn't think her way out of a wet paper bag, but by Republican standards she's a fairly decent sort. And the dumbest thing she's ever written still has more intellectual heft than the smartest thing ever posted on Redstate. So I declare her the winner by TKO.

    1. Negropolis

      They are too fucking lazy. CNN's in Atlanta and Erick is in Georgia (maybe Atlanta?), that's about the only reason he was given a contract. Kind of ironic for the network that covers international news better than any other American cable network; but their national coverage can leave much to be desired.

  30. mumbly_joe

    You know what? I'd still hit it.

    Just to be clear, I mean, Meghs, not Erick son of A Disappointed Father.

  31. thefrontpage

    MeKeggan McCant is a vapid, worthless, ignorant and juvenile poseur who knows very little about government, politics, civics, law, sociopolitical issues, education, transportation, defense, intelligence, justice, agriculture, economic and popular culture. She's a moron. Sue us, McCant!!

  32. Warpde

    I read some of the posts before the cyberspace monster ate them for lunch and trust me.
    Any idiot and his dog, no offense to dogs, would have realized that they are way too intelligent , if your an idiot that is, to come from Megan.
    Or any McCain.

  33. user-of-owls

    why should [Erickson] get a … job?

    This mere thing has completely reversed my outlook on any initiative designed to increase employment, since in theory such a policy could result in the above.

    OWLS' JOB BILL: NO JOBS = NO ASSHOLES WITH JOBS.

  34. Redhead

    Megs is suing people now for calling her stupid? Is she suing the whole world?

    What about calling her Tits McGee, is that still okay?

  35. Negropolis

    Sorry, Kirsten. I'm with Meghan on this, just because Erick is such an insufferable asshole. Plus, didn't you get the memo? We kinda' like Megs.

  36. widget2011

    Walnuts can NEVER be forgiven from unleashing mouth breating, snowbilly grifting, mama grizzly on America. I'm actually in favor of sending him back to Vietnam, along with Chuck Norris's quasi ghostwriting idiot back for "re-education".

  37. ttommyunger

    Relax, Wonketeers. It is a well established fact that the "men" on the right are the most emotionally crippled, socially inept and sexually frustrated creatures on the Planet. Erick Erickson is just hot for Jugs, I mean Megs, and this is what he calls hitting on her, or foreplay or something.

  38. Billmatic

    It's pleasing to see the right chop down their own dullards, especially in a snarky way. Perhaps they're going to start separating the wheat from the chaff after they have their own John Kerry moment (i.e. lose a totally winnable election because of horrible candidate/the dumbs).

  39. baconzgood

    (Shudder). Someone sent me that. I'll tell you one thing. I've had alot of my friends send some pretty fucked up NSFW shit I've opened at work, but that actually made me squirm.

  40. One_who_wanders

    I’ve been actively avoiding it. Though I am keeping the eyebleach at hand. My fear is that it will become the new Rick Roll. Only with more EVUL

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