Tag: illiterates

Spelling on Chuck Grassley’s Twitter Finally Improves After Being Hacked

WOAH HEY, how did an intelligible phrase sneak into the stream of notoriously incomprehensible re-imaginings of the English language that we are usually treated to on Senator Chuck Grassley's Twitter feed? Did science up and find a cure for...

UPDATE: Sad Nitwit Rick Perry Also Tricked By Occupy Toronto Parody

Oh for god's sake. The fictional Occupy Toronto protester quote we posted about this morning also got snared in Rick Perry's crippled reality-detection filter via some huffy wingnut spam his son forwarded him, so here Perry is righteously sermonizing...

America Reacts to New McDonald’s Happy Meals on Photoshop

It appears that this country might actually continue to exist for a little while, so our FLOTUS Michelle Obama will probably come out of hiding now, to politely suggest that everyone wipe their tears, put down the anusburgers and...

Words of So Hateful Tone: ‘You Talking About Kill and Insults?’

There's nothing quite like finding a bizarre, illiterate comment in the moderation queue and having no idea what it's referencing. In many ways, this is the greatest part of being a Wonkette editor: being pummeled by random waves of...

Tea Party ‘Movment’ Ready To Mov America Forward

The teabaggers are putting the "red" back in "lobster" here at the Maine Lobsterback Festival! Sadly, they are taking the "e" out of "Movement," because the letter E is brought to you by Socialism. Thanks to Wonkette operative "Ablington,"...

Today In Tragicomic Third-World Anecdotes From Detroit

Kind of feel sorry for this guy, who seems nice and energetic and whatever, and is good at math, but still: the president of the Detroit school board may be functionally illiterate. No, really: it took him 10+ years...

David Frum Leaves ‘National Review’

Have you ever been at a party and had a swell time drinking fancy drinks with nifty folks and suddenly you look up, it's 3:30 in the morning, all the cool kids have gone home, and you're stuck on...

John McCain, Gentleman Scholar

Here is a video clip of John McCain declaring that he graduated fifth from the bottom of his class in the Naval Academy. This is supposed to make all you elitists turn purple with rage that such a terrible...