Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Selected Excerpts from Mommy is a Democrat

The other day, Dr. Sanity posted on the new children's book Mommy is a Moonbat, er, Democrat. Frankly I think she was being a little rough on it, writing that "The platitudes served up in this book with such reckless abandon" will "more than adequately contribute to the ongoing destruction of our children's critical thinking capabilities by creating a painless shortcut to rational thought."

Ouch.

I don't usually disagree with Dr. Sanity, but I actually had the opportunity to read the whole book in context, and it's not as bad as you might think. Here are a few gems pulled out at random:

--Ask not what your country can do for you. Instead, organize a demonstration and demand it.

--Behind every great man is a privileged heterosexual woman. Or, a fabulous gay guy, an accomplished bisexual, or perhaps someone who is transgendered, queer, "questioning," intersexed, or just curious, or possibly an animal companion. Of course, this is not to cast judgment on great asexual beings or loners-by-choice who have no one behind them.

--It's not how you play the game, so long as no one wins or loses and gets their feelings hurt.

--A fool and someone else's money can solve any societal problem (The Democratic Credo).

--If life gives you lemons, file a class action suit against Sunkist.

--Always remember you're above average, just like everyone else.

--A person is known by the company he boycotts.

--When the going gets tough, the tough start leaking.

--Beggars can't be choosers. Rather, they're now called "homeless."

--Boys will be boys until government provides subsidized ritalin for every one of them.

--Regardless of your background, any American who really works hard at it can still be a victim.

5 Comments:

Blogger ShrinkWrapped said...

Do you know what scares me about this? While reading it I couldn't figure out if they were actual quotes from the book, or not...

3/01/2006 04:57:00 PM  
Blogger LiquidLifeHacker said...

Bob did you actually buy this book for the "quotes" or did you just borrow it?

3/02/2006 05:27:00 AM  
Blogger Dr. Sanity said...

You are right! I was too tough on the poor dears. Thank you for taking me to task. I don't want to hurt anyone's self-esteem; and I had no idea the book was so useful.

3/02/2006 05:43:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

if you don't want to risk your own capital, get a govt subsidy and tax break

3/02/2006 09:51:00 AM  
Anonymous King Bastard said...

Our version is funnier (and more truthful): http://www.thosebastards.com/archives/2204/

3/10/2006 07:59:00 PM  

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