Luckovich 10/13/2005


Jimbob said...

Welcome to the Bu$h leagues --- ya suck up, ya move up !

Tom said...

You ever notice how the wingers think that Bush is an intelligent and thoughtful person? That's because they are just as big an idiot as he is, and to them he is a towering intellect.

Amusing story.. but I was on a biz trip a couple of weeks ago, and there is a woman that does our technical writing (she's a glorified word processor) on the trip that is a "christian conservative". I've worked with her for about 3 years. She's nice and all but...

We all went out to dinner.. had a few cocktails.. and somebody made the mistake of starting in on politics. By the time I was done, she was nearly in tears.

I thought about it later, and I can't imagine what she must have thought. I'm just an engineer, right? No - I spend more time on politics then I do engineering, and I twisted her on logic and a shit-storm of current event facts.

But ya'll know I really hate the conservative christian types because they hate me, and I rather took it out on her.. like Steven Hawking lecturing a nigh school science class.

The most prescious moment..

"Yes, but in Texas I can't get married".

"Of course you can get married, heavens why not?"

"Because I'm gay."

The look on her face was priceless.

Our project manager was there.. and I already knew he was a big liberal (straight though damnit), and he just sat there with this little smirk on his face.

But, in the end, it was all about me venting a bit on one of those that supports the ruin of this nation, and the oppression of an entire class of people. I didn't make her really think, or reconsider her understanding of the world. She's too close minded for that.

It reminded me of The Matrix. Some are too far gone to be unplugged.

Imagine if these people were to suddenly come to terms with what they have done. No, it's easier to continue to believe the lies.

John in Atlanta said...

Great story. Sometimes I get the feeling that most Busheep refuse to see the light because to do so would mean they would have to admit that they were wrong. In most cases that will never happen. Couple that those who are just too closed minded - like your co-worker - and we have half the nation voting for an utter moron. I am optimistic when I see Chimpy's poll numbers slip ever further into oblivion but then I remember who is counting the votes (Diebold).