Introducing, The Coffee Break.

19 09 2010

Those of us with any sort of intelligence have witnessed the rise of Sarah Palin and “The Teaparty”, and wondered if somehow, our education system has failed in an enormous way, somewhere along the line.

Suddenly we have the uprising of the stupid, and we cringe at phrases uttered by leaders which make no sense, and angry followers with placards of misspelled and misunderstood words.

It appears in my view that our side, we intellectuals, or “communist pinkos” as the boorish other side calls us, those of us who are happy with the theory of evolution, stem cell research, and the idea that the earth orbits the sun… haven’t got a name of our own.

So to counter this, let me introduce “The Coffee Break”.

The Coffee Break is a collection of people, who are most definitely not of the Tea Party type.

At some point, we may have a webpage and more, if the idea takes off… but for now, if you like the idea, I invite you to write “Member of The Coffee Break” somewhere on your webpage, your twitter profile, your avatar description, Facebook or whatever you may have.

It’s a global movement against human stupidity, Join us today!

Wolfie!

On Twitter, please use the hashtag #TheCoffeeBreak

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5 responses

19 09 2010
Bron

One of my favourite insults I’ve seen from the Tea Party is where they call lefties/socialists/anyone-but-them as “fascist commies”.

lolwut!

Anyway, it may be late at night but I could do with a coffee break right now!

19 09 2010
Sakakikala

I’m not a fan if the taste of coffee(I much prefer tea tastewise) but the tea baggers would have a much worse taste in their mouth than coffee*pun! Pun!*
sign me up!

19 09 2010
Wolfie Rankin

I like a good Irish Breakfast myself 😉

17 10 2010
Locke

@Bron: what’s so lolwut-worthy about the concept that socialism and fascism are closely related?

17 10 2010
Locke

@Wolfie:

“Those of us with any sort of intelligence have witnessed the rise of Sarah Palin and “The Teaparty”, and wondered if somehow, our education system has failed in an enormous way, somewhere along the line.”

“Suddenly we have the uprising of the stupid”

“It appears in my view that our side, we intellectuals, or “communist pinkos” as the boorish other side calls us, those of us who are happy with the theory of evolution…”

In this piece you don’t refer to any of the philosophies or principles that unite the Tea Party movement and instead you resort to a series of ad-hominem attacks which can all be paraphrased as “Tea Partiers are stupid”. To counter this alleged stupidity which you don’t back up with any actual facts, you then cast your side as the “intellectuals”, thus making yourself sound arrogant and elitist.

Do you have any ideas of value to offer? This type of post goes down well with the choir, but is pretty unproductive don’t you think?

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