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Teabagging Jokes Offend Conservatives

First Posted: 05/16/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:15 PM ET

Teabagging Is All About Tonguing Scrotes For Real

One of the things that emerged in the run-up to the Tax Day Teabaggings is that the Tea Party participants helpfully opened the door to allowing everyone to think about their movement in terms of a sex act, common to prisons, which in turn gave rise to some wonderfully detailed bawdy talk and punny double entendres on the teevees. And this was a great, good thing, indeed! And yet, surprisingly, not everyone has managed to find the joy in this! Take the Washington Times' Amanda Carpenter, who has a big old sad about it:

Ms. Maddow has taped two segments with Air America's Ana Marie Cox, who made her bones penning the often-lewd blog Wonkette before becoming a White House reporter, making fun of the protesters in this manner over the last week. In both segments, the first of which was 13 minutes long, the ladies endlessly mocked the tea parties, in what Ms. Maddow called "a double entendre palooza."


MSNBC said this was fair because Ms. Maddow and Ms. Cox were merely playing on words the protesters were using themselves. MSNBC spokesman Alana Russo noted that Ms. Maddow used clips of activists talking to Fox News and made references to Facebook groups and Twitter accounts being used by the protesters.

Many conservatives were angered by the segment's bathroom humor, while others merely shrugged it off as par for the course among progressive personalities like Ms. Maddow.

Yes, commenters, please go ahead and make the obvious joke on the subject of conservatives and "bathroom humor." Just remember that "Tea Party" fans are the sort who prefer their humor to be a bit more elevated!

"I'm not offended by it. I expect it. They have responded to popular sentiment across the country by acting like kids on a playground," said RedState's Erik Erikson, who just days ago was earnestly speculating that Levi Johnston and his sister were in an incestuous relationship. As in, STRAIGHT UP BONIN' AND TATTOOIN' ONE ANOTHER, WITH SEX.

Anyway, my great big heart is moved with pity for all of you who cannot enjoy these racy jokings, which, unless you actually enjoy parsing the prion-addled political mind of this movement -- is the only pleasurable product these tea parties have offered anyone.

Also, if you aren't a fan of things like the Maddow/Cox back-and-forth, be warned: you REALLY won't appreciate this article in Detour Magazine, entitled, "Protest Taxes By Stuffing Your Balls Into Sam Wurzelbacher's Mouth."

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