Tag: nelson mandela

Barack Obama Pretty Sure Dumb Ol’ Sarah Palin To Blame For Rise Of Donald Trump

Barry Bamz Obama did a very good interview with New York Magazine. Click here for the CliffsNotes version!
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Rick Santorum Has One Supporter In Iowa, And Her Name Is Peggy

Poor Rick Santorum. He has been trying so hard to get somebody to care about the fact that he is running for president, but nobody does. And in a race to see which GOP candidate can out-wingnut them all,...
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Frothy Rick Santorum Thinking About Lubing Up For 2016 Republican Primaries!

Hurray, Rick Santorum is dipping his toes into the frothy fecal waters of the 2016 Republican clown car! Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are already in there, just splash, splash, splashing around, but Rick Santorum is not 100 percent sure he's...

Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Textbooks That Feel Your Pain

Pop quiz time! (If you need to review last week's lesson, you may.) Here is an actual review question from our 8th-grade American History textbook from Christian publisher A Beka, America: Land I Love (2006): "What Communist leader toured...

Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Textbooks That Do Not Like Broccoli

After a million weeks on Ronald Reagan, the Greatest President Ever, our survey of a couple of rightwing Christian textbooks will devote about 1500 words to his successor, George Herbert Walker Kennebunkport Milli Vanilli Bush, the 41st President and...

Men’s Rights Dude Primarying Susan Collins In Maine Was True Hero In War On His Wife

Welcome to 2014, O my Wonkers! It is a freakin' election year, and so here is a genuine freak: Erick Bennett of Maine, the hasn't-got-a-chance candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Susan Collins. Despite the state GOP's...

Who Among Us Has Not Erected A Giant Billboard Honoring Nelson Mandela And Accidentally Used A Picture Of Morgan Freeman Instead?

It's easy to get your famous people confused. For the last week, we've been having to play the "ZZ Top or Dudes from Duck Dynasty" game like once a day, until we remember that ZZ Top did not say...

Deleted Comments Of The Day: You Trashy Racist Bitchsluts Need To Say ‘Merry Christmas’ Or Else

Looks like it's time for another trip to the ol' comment queue, that purgatory where comments submitted by new users must cool off until we deem them worthy of inclusion in the Wonkette Community (bribery can help). Our first...

Possibly Fake Sign Language Guy At Mandela Memorial Was Pretty Much Just Signing Sarah Palin Speeches

Never mind that handshake between the two commies, the real question at hand is what the heck is that guy next to the podium doing? According to deaf South Africans, it sure as hell isn't South African Sign Language...

WND Smart Man Erik Rush Wishes People Would Remember Good Sides Of Apartheid Too

It's maybe too late to stop people from getting all carried away, but wackaloon WND writer and frequent Fox News guest Erik Rush just wants to inject a note of caution into all this hoopla over the passing of...

Obama Touches Raul Castro’s Communist Fingers At Mandela Funeral, Wingnuts Outraged

Monstrous America-hating monster Barack Obama touched a communist today at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, leading to fairly predictable speculation that the handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro was either evidence of warming relations between the two countries,...

Sorry Rick Santorum But You Are Not Nelson Mandela Because Larry Klayman Is Nelson Mandela

Sorry Rick Santorum, but no matter how hard you fight against Big Government, you are not the new Nelson Mandela, because Larry Klayman is the new Nelson Mandela, because he says so. First, Larry Klayman is Nelson Mandela because...

Newt Gingrich So Mad At MSNBC For Forcing Conservatives To Be Racist About Nelson Mandela

Last week, Newt Gingrich put out what he described as a "heartfelt" statement about the passing of Nelson Mandela. (No, you're not really supposed to describe your own work as "heartfelt," but in the annals of Gingrichian self-regard, this...

Guess Who’s Leading The Congressional Delegation To Nelson Mandela’s State Funeral?

Lots of very important people are winging their way to South Africa right now, to publicly pee on Ghost Margaret Thatcher. People like the dastardly Nobamas, and the Mr. and Mrs. Bush, and all of the Traveling Clintons. "Leading"...

CNN Confused: How Could Nelson Mandela Influence Barack Obama If They Only Met One Time?

So at Friday's daily briefing at the White House, everybody had a question about Nelson Mandela's death and the funeral and why didn't Barack Obama think Margaret Thatcher's funeral was worth attending and wasn't Mandela's death just a distraction...

Killer Brains, Gamma-Ray Fungus, And Octopus Selfies, All In This Week’s Sci-Blog

Ahoy Wonkeratti! It's time once again for another horrible Wonkette Sci-Blog. Grasp a flagon of mead and come on in! Ah, Summer has passed into Fall, Fall is passing into Winter and the Season of Festivals is upon us once...