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Tasing Violence At Occupy DC Gets CNN’s Erick Erickson Hot And Bothered

Pepper spray is OVER, folks. Hope you enjoyed all the funny stuff the unemployed section of Internet users put together about the cop from Angry Birds spraying everything, ’cause in 2012, vicious crack downs on Occupy protesters are going to be all about tasering: hard, cold, fast, and indiscriminate. Which means….exciting new opportunities are opening up for third-rate human impersonators like Erick Erickson to interrupt the erectile dysfunction ads on their AM radio shows so as to fatly chortle that “watching a hippie protester get tased [at Occupy DC] just makes my day.”

Savvy taser-promoters will make sure to follow Erickson’s example and direct listeners to some fetid corner of the Internet to enjoy the “hilarious” tasing footage that is “just made of awesome.” And who knows? If you’re loathsome enough, and lucky enough, maybe you, too, can get paid to loud-talk on CNN, just like Erick Erickson! [HuffPo/Media Matters]

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  • GunToting[Redacted]

    It's essentially a nightlight power source.

    • GOPCrusher

      A two million candlepower nightlight.

  • nounverb911

    "Erick Erickson Hot And Bothered"
    Erickson's been dipping into the santorum again.

  • memzilla

    "Don't tase me, bro — tase him!"

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    If you tased Irky Irkson, you'd get a release of toxic gases. It's like microwaving a fart.

    • jus_wonderin

      That is how the universe will end. Careful now.

    • HistoriCat

      But what if you shoved the taser up his rectum? Would it act as a cork?

      • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

        As with all inflammable gases, it's only volatile when it comes in contact with oxygen.

  • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

    to fatly chortle that “watching a hippie protester get tased [at Occupy DC] just makes my day.”

    That's just what Louis XVI said, en français, naturellement.

    • Chichikovovich

      Let them eat volts.

      • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

        When I was a hippy they didn't have none of these new-fangled tasers. The police used good ole fashioned clubs. And the Erik Eriksons of the day could only fatly chortle that “watching a hippie protester get beaten [at …] just makes my day.”

    • Man0nTheStreet

      It would only be appropriate to answer Le Chortler en français aussi – so what's French for "Up against the wall, Fatass"?

  • CrunchyKnee

    Erick Erickson is a fuckhead, essentially.

    • Terry

      I bet even his grandmother would agree with this.

      • http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/cheaphits/reviews cheaphits

        He is scum and that's on his BEST day.

    • Naked_Bunny

      Conservatism and a sociopathic sadism are commonly found together.

  • http://johnnyzhivago.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

    And you wonder how history's attrocities are committed?

    • Dashboard Buddha

      The banality of evil

  • freakishlywrong

    I'll take OUR ginger over this hateful, doughy pantload any day. Sick em' Newell!

  • MozakiBlocks

    The line to tase Erick, son of Erick, forms to the right. No pushing folks, everyone gets a turn.

    • dadanarchist

      If only, but cheetoh dust and blubber don't conduct electricity too well, so I'm not sure it would actually hurt him.

  • CapnFatback

    to enjoy the “hilarious” tasing footage that is “just made of awesome.”

    Unlike Erickson, who is made of rancid beef hearts and fudge.

    • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

      HEY! That's my lunch you're talking about.

  • BarackMyWorld

    Erick Erickson?
    This guy?

    • Lionel[redacted]Esq

      Erick, son of Erick, pedophile in training. Where is the FBI when you need them.

      • Negropolis

        Running guns across the American-Mexican border?

  • Tundra Grifter

    Dude was Tase'd like a California dog owner.

  • Sassomatic

    How long do we have to go before they start making gas chamber jokes? If they haven't already, I mean.

    • bflrtsplk

      Gas chamber jokes were an 80s thing. Where you been?

  • Callyson

    Hilarious, huh? I guess this guy thinks "Oliver Twist" was a comedy too…

  • SorosBot

    Why does CNN continue to pay this sick motherfucker again?

    • Blueb4sunrise

      There's no such thing as bad publicity.

    • Beowoof

      They are still trying to outfox Fox. Same reason they paid Beck.

    • MissTaken

      CNN also infected us with the rants of Glenn Beck and Lou Dobbs.

      • SorosBot

        True; they did at least eventually fire them for their offensiveness, so maybe they will finally dump Erick someday. But would it kill them to have an actual liberal on their network for once?

        • Biel_ze_Bubba

          Never mind liberals … how about just hiring people with class and brains?
          You never knew if Cronkite, Chancellor, or Brinkley were conservative or liberal … you just got the news, presented in an intelligent manner. How fucking hard is that, CNN?

    • GOPCrusher

      Do people actually watch CNN anymore? I don't think I've turned it on once since the 1st Gulf War ended.

    • Rotundo_

      CNN wants to attract a wide audience of yahoos, dolts and violent sick people, with Ewick you get the hole package. I think the only viewers left are the poor assholes stuck in Atlanta at the airport where they mercilessly set all the monitors to CNN and fuck up air traffic for the eastern seabord daily.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        Are advertisers actually looking to sell stuff to yahoos, dolts, and sick fucks?

        Ahh, fuck it, … please don't answer.

    • Negropolis

      Ummm, because they are amoral CNN?

  • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

    Did Erick say 'disturbing the peace' or 'disturbing the police'?

    • HateMachine

      There's a difference?

  • freakishlywrong

    I thought dissent was patriotic? Fuckstick.

    • Lucidamente1

      Only if you're a teabagger bringing a gun to a congressional townhall meeting.

      • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

        HA HA Like you have to explain the "bringing a gun" part.

    • Swampgas_Man

      It's only patriotic if you have corporate backing.

  • SayItWithWookies

    Erick Erickson, everybody — he's the Rosa Parks of sadistic authoritarianism.

  • terriblyfamous

    Erick Erickson: King of the Asshats.

  • SheriffRoscoe

    People PAY to have personal trainers run electric current through their bodies to analyze their body fat ratio. I don't see the hoopla about people getting tasered.

    • gullywompr

      In that case, I suggest that police departments cut back on providing free services like this for homeless people.

      • GOPCrusher

        Its only a matter of time before city governments decide that people should pay for being tased.

    • Crank_Tango

      Slightly OT, but I read the following line last night, "…an electrified butt plug I already owned…" actually now that I think about it, it isn't all that OT after all.

  • Goonemeritus

    This is what a police state with a budget looks like.

  • MissTaken

    Dammit, just got my pepper spray and it's already out of style? Guess I'll spend my lunch hour getting a Taser. Being fashionable is soooo exhausting sometimes.

    • Lionel[redacted]Esq

      Just remember that Pepper Spray is essentially food, so feel free to use your canister the next time you are at a fancy resturant.

    • SorosBot

      I think the big current fashion is to carry both a Taser and pepper spray, so that you can always adjust your torture crowd-control needs to the situation at hand.

    • banana_bread

      I've got your back, MissTaken! I hear red is in this year.

    • HateMachine

      By the time you buy your taser, sonic grenades will be all the rage. Why bother?

    • Barrelhse

      Be sure to get the the optional charger or you'll look pretty silly- take it from me.

    • Negropolis

      How very gauche of you. Everyone knows that tasers are the new blah.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      I wonder if clothing with conductive fabric will become all the style. On top of diverting the current away from the victim's body, short-circuiting the 20,000-or-whatever volts in the cops' hands might have interesting consequences.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Erick, son of Erick, just likes the tasing video because the only way he can get off is by inserting an electric probe up his own ass.

  • http://howtosavetheworld.ca/ BZ1

    Erick Erickson, his name reminds me that even his parents didn't have a clue …

    • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

      or were sadistic

  • meatlofer

    You know who else thinks taseing is funny?

    • RedneckMuslin

      Rick Sanchez?

    • http://zvibleindmeis.tumblr.com/ Spurning Beer

      Thor?

    • chicken_thief

      Let's see…. Frank Gallagher?… noooo…..

    • SheriffRoscoe

      Your average eight-year old?

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Me, if I can choose the victim.

    • larryfinexx

      Nelson Muntz

    • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

      "…Bro!".. whoever that is. ..

      • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

        He was trying to say "Don't tase me brown shirt mate. It contains copper and may cause a harmful flashing effect which could affect nearby electronic devices including pacemakers. " But he didn't get to finish.

    • MadBrahms
    • GOPCrusher

      TruTV The Smoking Gun Presents….

    • BarryOPotter

      All those Katie chicks?

    • DaRooster

      Ben Franklin?

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Tasie Tukes of the Tukes of Hazard?

  • hagajim

    Someone needs to stick a taser prod up Erick Erickson's dickhole…that's about all that useless piece of shit is worth.

    • HateMachine

      Why should we help that asshole get off? Cock tasing just sounds like 'Friday night' to Erickson.

      • hagajim

        Don't kid yourself…he's like the rest of the douchebags over there, a big fucking Chickenhawk. You stick a taser on him (anywhere) and he's cry like a baby before shitting himself.

  • MadBrahms

    Police, roughing up protesters? Shocking!

  • SudsMcKenzie

    Thanks, but I only watch hits to the groin.

    • MadBrahms

      "Barney's movie had heart tasing, but Football in the Groin had a football in the groin"

    • RedneckMuslin

      Someone should produce a show with videos of people getting hit in the groin.

    • Lucidamente1
    • Beowoof

      I believe tasing Eric in the groin is just what is needed to address this situation.

    • GOPCrusher

      Ow! My Balls!

  • WhatTheHeck

    Appearing soon at a State Fair near you: © Deep-fried Pepper Spray ®

  • gullywompr

    Let's see… What's the most clever way to use the word "fuck" here…

    Fuck U. Fuckson?

    Help me out, folks.

    • DaRooster

      I believe it would be Fuckison…

    • bflrtsplk

      Try sounding like a chicken clucking as you go, "FuckFuckFuckFuckFuckFuckFuckFuck…"

  • smashedinhat

    CNN, as if I needed another reason to throw my poo at the teevee screen.

  • http://zvibleindmeis.tumblr.com/ Spurning Beer

    First, America's Funniest Home Videos of footballs-in-crotches. Then Tosh.0's roof-skiing and pool-jumping injuries. Now this. I guess that public hangings idea was inevitable.

    I blame television. And you, Sly, Arnold, Bruce, and Vin.

    Anybody want to do a spec screenplay for a procedural medical show about psychiatrists administering ECT?

    • BaldarTFlagass

      I'm really surprised you neglected to mention the whole Jackass phenomenon.

      • DaRooster

        So… the (R) nominee guys?

    • CapnFatback

      I won't be satisfied until we have public crotch hangings.

      "Hang 'em where they're hung," my grandpappy would always say.

    • prommie

      It started with Clint. "You feel lucky?"

      • GOPCrusher

        I'd even go back further and present The Three Stooges.

    • James Michael Curley

      Sometimes you get a great notion.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    ♫ Dominance
    Submission
    AM radio shows appear. ♪

  • BaldarTFlagass

    There's some pretty sick fucks out there. They're all into pain and bondage and domination and S&M and coprophagia and urolagnia and I reckon nowadays they can really get their jollies on the internet. And look, there's one on the television!!!

    • freakishlywrong

      It's broadcasting from inside the house!

    • Swampgas_Man

      REAL pervs get it on w/ consenting adults. Fucks like Ericson get it on w/ small, furry animals.

  • Isyaignert

    This fuk-head-shit-for-brains cretian should be on Fux News where he belongs with the other fuk-head-shit-for-brains cretians.

    • jqheywood

      CRETE LIBEL!!!!!¿!

  • Baconzgood

    Next stop gun play and it will be a laugh riot.

    • Beowoof

      Shooting protestors, worked so well for the British.

      • Baconzgood

        They still got N. Ireland so you can't argue with results.

        • Beowoof

          So I was thinking of the Boston Massacre, history nerd sometimes.

    • DaRooster

      The best part is going around the scene later and seeing the designs that the blood and brains made on the walls… hours of fun… on shrooms.

  • SheriffRoscoe

    When I was a kid I would rub my feet on the carpet to build static electricity so I could "tase" my brother. I have to admit, it was a lot of fun then.

    • bflrtsplk

      I had a feeling all along that were my brother. Mom always said that kind of stuff built character… in me.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Erick's favorite movie is Man Being Hit In Groin by Football.

  • BarackMyWorld
  • CapnFatback

    On the bright side, if this incident did indeed make his day, at least for one night a hooker in the Atlanta area doesn't have to whip herself/himself in shame.

  • RadioFetusEater

    Chickenhawk fuck says what?

  • Eve8Apples

    When Erick sees video footage of hoodlums beating up homeless people, Erick hatefucks himself until he's unconscious.

  • widestanceshakedown

    Freedom Sparks for Everyone!

  • http://wonkette.com/ weej_bain

    Here's hoping someone gives Erick bin Erick a 12 gauge 2nd Amendment proctology exam.

  • Baconzgood

    You know who else thought hurting people was “hilarious”?

    • SudsMcKenzie

      Joe Pesci?

      • DaRooster

        *squeaky voice* "I make you laugh? Like I'm a clown?! I'm here to amuse you?!!…"

    • SorosBot

      The Joker?

    • Blueb4sunrise

      It's okay, it's on video, it's not real. Like Moe bopping Curly with a hammer.

    • Fare la Volpe

      Tom Bergeron?

    • RadioFetusEater

      The Marquis de Sade?

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Mickey and Mallory Knox?

    • GOPCrusher

      Japanese game show audiences?

    • I_P

      Count Tyrone Rugen?

    • http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/39308_Breitbarts_Fans_Spew_Racism_Call_for_President_Obama_t glamourdammerung

      Republican Ted Bundy?

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Betcha this guy gives Faces of Death two erections up!!!

  • PsycWench

    I await some numb-nuts causing serious harm to a protester and claiming that Erickson gave him the idea, followed by the standard "this-is-humor-i'm-sorry-if-I was-misunderstood" line. Sort of like Sarah Palin presented with the crosshairs over Gabby Gifford's name.

  • mercianomad

    Erick Erickson just hates big government so very much, yes.

  • PsycWench

    OK, just listened to the audio and I now believe Erickson's source of inspiration was less Reagan and more Eichmann.

  • Nothingisamiss

    Fucking hate these sick fucking fucks.

    I know my comment is derivative.

  • elviouslyqueer

    Shorter Ewickson: "I'm a gigantic flatulent lisping douchebag har har har fap fap fap."

  • Dashboard Buddha

    I'm a little douchbag short and numb
    I would be a Nazi, but I'm too dumb
    When fascists shoot the tazers my heart will drum
    Shock her shock her until I cum

  • shrillharpy

    Just listened to that shit. Makes me wanna sneak outta my office for an hour or so and run down to McPherson Square, find the hose bag, and punch him in the nuts repeatedly. Who's with me?

    • Generation[redacted]

      Don't forget the taser.

  • Fare la Volpe

    Erick's happy he has some new wanking material. His copy of Schindler's List was getting so worn out.

    • Generation[redacted]

      Those damn hippies weren't working hard enough, so… KABLAMO!

  • CommieLibunatic

    It's all fun and games and merriment. That is, until it's your own bulbous ass dancing Tom Swift's Electric Jitterbug.

  • MadBrahms

    I'm glad we have a "vile human beings" tag for instances like this, though as was pointed out, Son of Erik's status as a human is debatable.

  • prommie

    Like I was just saying, they revel in the misery of others, feed on it like vampires on the blood of their victims. Erik would come all over himself if we have another Kent State. Oops, I should have said "when" we have another Kent State. Whats funny is, when it happens again, this time there will be no tide of revulsion, no, this time, the shameless hateful pigfuckers will love it, and demand more shooting of hippies, and then its just a small increment to shooting liberals, and hell, they talk about shooting liberals all the time, Anne Coulter, in fact, is their Madame DeFarge.

    • James Michael Curley

      I went AWOL for four days after Kent State. On return when being 'addressed' by the XO, the world's revulsion at the events at Kent State made it easy to talk my way out of a Courts Martial.

      • BaldarTFlagass

        I went over the hill for 3 days in Bangkok right after the Rooskies shot down the Korean airliner. Worldwide revulsion did not save me from 30 days restriction, 30 days extra duty, half-months pay for two months, and reduction in rate. But it was fucking worth it.

        • prommie

          You mean the plane we used to test Rooskie air defenses?

        • James Michael Curley

          I’m sure your escapades in Bangkok were far more interesting than mine in Killeen, TX.

          • Dashboard Buddha

            I betcha Killeen has better bbq though.

          • BaldarTFlagass

            "Better" but not nearly as spicy. Can't beat that back-alley Patpong Road "Fido on a Stick" at heat setting number 8.

          • James Michael Curley

            Right outside the main gate they had a cafeteria. You could go through and choose from about six or eight varieties of BBQ. Always interesting to see the heads of the real crackers explode when confronted with beef or chicken BBQ ‘This does not compute.’

    • bagofmice

      Oh, come on. It was a joke! You have to admit it had the guy rolling on the floor.

      Signed — The Joker.

  • Slim_Pickins

    Speaking of third-rate human impersonators, what's Rush been up to lately?

  • lulzmonger

    Shorter Erk Erksson: "When I hear the words 'police violence,' I reach for my micropenis."

    When they said they were for Family Values, which family was it? The fucking Manson Family? Coulter plays Griefer with 9/11 widows, Limbaugh plays White Knight to the LRA, & now this?

    Keep it classy, conservatives!

    • bagofmice

      Remember, when talking family values about the party of Reagan, Gingrich, or Limbaugh, you have to specify the family. So it comes out like Limbaugh[1] or Gingrich[2] in standard C-style notation.

  • RadioFetusEater

    From some bubblehead at Fox News: It's just a an electrical mist.

  • owhatever

    Jackass III.

  • http://www.wonkette.com/ slowhansolo

    I'd bet not a lot of money, about $350,000, that this vile dough-eater has never even been in a fistfight, much less had to scrap for his rights or life.

    • prommie

      Oh, be careful there, back in college, he and his frat brothers probably bashed a gay or two.

  • prommie

    And meanwhile, just down the Mall, the GOP orders Capital Police to arrest a journalist for trying to film a house hearing on fracking.

  • MissTaken

    Must be tough to go through life jealous of people who can fill their entire fist with their penis.

    • prommie

      he he he

    • GOPCrusher

      That's some COTD quality shit, right there.

    • bagofmice

      This is the Internet. There's no reason you can't fit both.

    • Negropolis

      Hey, I resemble that remark!

  • OneYieldRegular

    Occupy Erick Erikson.

    • lulzmonger

      "I am a massive colony of spirochetes, & I approve this message."

  • Selfish_T

    My favorite part of the Erick Erickson radio show is the audible, slobbery mouth breathing.

  • DaRooster

    What the fuck is the big deal?

    Tasers are food essentially… or are they people? I can't keep this shit straight.

    • bagofmice

      Tasers are battery food.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    V=I/R
    where I is the current through the conductor in units of amperes, V is the potential difference measured across the conductor in units of volts, and R is the resistance of the conductor in units of ohms.

    So, it's just physics, no big deal. Why is everyone so bent out of shape?

  • chascates

    Erick Erickson exercising his first amendment rights? Not taser-worthy.
    Anyone Erickson disagrees with? Full of awesome taser-worthy.

    Not doubt his father relished the videos of blacks being blasted with fire hoses and being set upon by police dogs.

  • mavenmaven

    One step further into post-weimar merka. "That's when I reach for my Tazer"

  • chascates

    Something else that gets the Right hot and bothered:
    House GOP seeks to bar the use of welfare funds at strip clubs
    http://thehill.com/homenews/house/207697-house-gop-seeks-to-bar-use-of-welfare-funds-at-strip-clubs

    • BaldarTFlagass

      I sent this as a tip to Wonkette, so I am not going to waste any of the prime snark I've been formulating as a secondary comment to your comment here.

      • chascates

        Would any of that pertain to former RNC staff and a 'lesbian' club?

        • BaldarTFlagass

          Jackpot! And then I had to spend the last 90 minutes in a fucking meeting away from my desk, the post about this is already 160 comments old, and my snark is probably all stale and shit.

    • SorosBot

      Um, how the fuck are they supposed to monitor that? It's not enough that people are stuck being poor and on welfare; the GOP wants to tell them how they can spend the little money they do have. That's sick.

      • GOPCrusher

        Where have you been since 1981?

    • GOPCrusher

      Was not aware that this is a major problem.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Erick probably had to go change his shorts after he watched Ed Norton curbstomp the black guy in that movie. And not because he pissed or shit them.

  • Monsieur_Grumpe

    Fresh puupy in a blender is his favorite drink.

    • jus_wonderin

      On the rocks. By rocks, I mean chunked kitten.

  • Antispandex

    I was only a very young lad, but I remember when they just shot you, or lynched you, or beat you insensible, if you protested. These young folks don't know how far we have come as a society. Ungrateful bastards.

  • ttommyunger

    Erickson/Cantor they have more in common that their front name, and I think we know what that is.

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/mrblifil mrblifil

    Ha. Guess those mean things we've been saying about him for years are still rankling. This statement is tame compared to the one where he declared he'd shoot Census workers who came to his door. One of these days he'll probably explode in some combination of arterial/sexual/blunt object/gun violence behavior. Which will make my fucking day, when it happens.

  • Catabite

    I'd be happy to tase Erick Erickson, so he can experience the awesome first hand. What can I say, I just want to share the zappy, heart-stopping love.

  • Negropolis

    A lot of shit gets Erick Erickson "hot and bothered" including, but not limited to:

    1. A single flight of stairs.
    2. 36 seconds of sexual congress.
    3. And, uhhh…oops.
    4. Walking a shopping mall parking lot.
    5. Driving in the rain/snow.

    I want to see Erick tased simply so I'd get the smell bacon being cooked.

  • Tommy1733

    Erick Erickson fans should be sure to read this Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erick_Erickson – Some funny stuff!

    • Isyaignert

      Thanks – it's a virtual "who's Who" of 'effing losers.

  • Man0nTheStreet

    I think it safe to say all Wonketratti reluctantly knew that the repression and suffering of others makes Erwick-son-of-Erwick's pathetic penis-analogue all turgid and tingly with malicious, malodorous glee – perhaps not quite as much as when he shoves terrified kittens up his ass, but almost so, plus he gets to cheerlead the continued decay of democracy on his electonic zoo of self-hating political stupidity. We knew this about him, and we should not be too shocked at each forthcoming chthonic chortle. It's just the ReThuglican way.

  • IndianaKevin

    I found the video clip and the "news" photographer captured the before and the after, but not the tasing, leading me to believe it was edited out.