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Twitter Conservatives Having a Grand Time Making Rape Jokes

Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:28:03 am

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Today we find the conservative movement on Twitter happily making thousands and thousands of puerile, disgusting jokes about rape, in the #LiberalTips2AvoidRape hashtag.

You're supposed to think it's clever commentary on liberal hypocrisy, because those damned liberals are trying to take away the guns women need to kill their rapists. Therefore, the best way to comment on this is with a nauseating deluge of ugly, woman-hating tweets.

I won't bother copying any of this vile stuff; click the link above if you want to see the dark heart of the conservative movement in all its repulsive glory.

Pushing the right wingers to let their hair down and let the hatred flow: the appropriately titled Twitchy.com, because that's the site's entire purpose: Lefties Freak Over LiberalTips2AvoidRape Hashtag, Silent on Dems Who Want Women Defenseless | Twitchy.

These huge conservative derp-fests, where thousands of them all start trying to outdo each other for the most thuggish hateful "humor" they can dream up in their fevered brains, have absolutely no parallel in liberal circles.

There's something deeply, deeply wrong with a community of people that encourages and enables this kind of nastiness. And they do it while professing to be hyper-religious and super-moral, which makes it even worse.

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