iOS app Android app More

"Tea Bagging" Rallies Ruthlessly Mocked On Maddow Show

First Posted: 05/10/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:15 PM ET

Teabagging Is When You Put Another Persons Scrotum

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video.

Tonight, on the Rachel Maddow Show, Maddow and regular guest, Air America's Ana Marie Cox, discussed the fringetastic anti-tax Renaissance Faires known as "tea parties." There is only one thing in all the world worth noting about the people behind these things, and it is this: everyone involved is apparently unaware of what the term "teabagging" means. As you will see, this is not the case with Maddow and Cox.

"Now, no laughing off set or I will lose it!" begged Maddow, "I'm only barely making it through as it is." She said this BEFORE Cox joined the segment. From there, it just got better: "Who wouldn't want to tea bag John McCain?" Cox asked. "This is all part of the midterm strategy," she added. "You know it's going to be teabagging 24/7 when it comes to the midterms." And it shall be. Of this you can be certain.

I really do not have to say anything more. You all enjoy this, now. I'm just going to show myself out. Good night!

[WATCH.]

The Huffington Post has been asking readers to help us cover -- but not to "infiltrate," per Neil Cavuto -- the many-hundred events as they happen across the country. Click here if you're interested in signing up.

[Would you like to follow me on Twitter? Because why not? Also, please send tips to tv@huffingtonpost.com -- learn more about our media monitoring project here.]

FOLLOW HUFFPOST POLITICS