Monday, July 06, 2009

What's Funny Here?

Audra Shay, vice chairwoman of the Young Republicans, finds racist slurs about the president LOL-worthy.
Shay posted something dumb about health care, on her Facebook, and one of her friends responded, as anyone would, with an angry string of slurs.
Two minutes later, Piker posted again saying "Obama Bin Lauden [sic] is the new terrorist… Muslim is on there side [sic]… need to take this country back from all of these mad coons… and illegals."

Eight minutes after that, at 2:02, Shay weighed in on Piker's comments: "You tell em Eric! lol."
Oops. Shay later backpedaled, claiming ignorance (heh), then quickly moved to de-friend her critics.

So, even if you buy her story about not knowing what she was laughing at (which I don't) what else is funny about the comment? Equating the president with a Bin Ladin and calling the president a terrorist? Othering Muslims? The swipe at "illegals"?

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