ARC's 1st Law: As a "progressive" online discussion grows longer, the probability of a nefarious reference to Karl Rove approaches one

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

You might be a brainwashed Leftist If...

Hey, Downer (and other Leftists visiting the site) - Here's a test for you to take! Jasyn at Obviously Right has compiled a Foxworthy-esque "You might be a brainwashed Leftist if..." questionnaire. Here a few quick ones, but check out the whole thing:

You might be a brain-washed Leftist if...
(with apologies to Jeff Foxworthy)
[...]
If you think that Michael Moore is "intelligent" or "insightful," you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you've ever posted at the Democratic Underground, you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you think that Playboy, Penthouse, or Hustler are "conservative" publications, you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you think that the MSM is "conservative" because its "corporate," you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If your first reaction to American deaths in Iraq is to say "screw them," you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you think that the MSM is biased, but PBS isn't, you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you believe that Republicans are evil (e-e-e-evil!), you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you honestly belive that Bush is as bad as Hitler, you might be a brain-washed Leftist.

If you've casually compared Bush to Hitler, but don't really believe it, you're just a garden-variety jackass (no "might be" about it.)
[...]
If you believe that McDonald's is a grave threat to Third World nations, you might be a brainwashed Leftist.

If you’ve ever laughed at a “Bush is a chimp” joke, you might be a brainwashed Leftist.

If you believe that America is "imposing" freedom, you might be a brainwashed Leftist.

If you believe freedom of choice covers killing the unborn, but doesn’t cover retirement planning, you might be a brainwashed Leftist.
[...]
If you argued loudly to save the trees but argued against saving the Iraqis, you might be a brainwashed Leftist.

If you think Jeanine Garofalo is a serious commentator, you might be a brainwashed Leftist.

:-)

***UPDATE***
More at Saint Knowitall (now featured on the blogroll) :-D
You might be a liberal if...

You have the picture of a murderous dictator on your t-shirt.
You think that raising taxes will improve the economy.
Your wife/significant other braids the hair under her armpits and or on her legs.
You feel “profit” is a dirty word.
You feel the Ten Commandments are just suggestions.
You feel the US Constitution is made from salt water taffy.
The only evil thing you can identify is President Bush.
You have difficulty distinguishing good and evil.
You feel murderers have the right to live, but unborn children have no rights.
You feel Barbara Streisand makes some interesting points in her political commentary.
You feel Ted Kennedy has the moral authority to lecture about right and wrong.
You feel United for Peace & Justice is really united for peace and justice.
You understand what “Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency” means and you go to trendy “bistros” to hear it.
You feel Naom Chomsky has the world figured out.
You think Haliburton is an oil company.
You scream about gasoline prices, but protest against oil exploration and the building of new refineries.
You don’t understand that consumers pay all taxes, including taxes on corporations.


***UPDATE 2***
And I'll add this to the list:

You might be a brainwashed Leftist if...
    you deride the "politics of fear and personal destruction," and then scare the youth vote about possible draft, scare the elderly about elimination of their social security benefits, and characterize your opponent as a stupid chimp who's one step worse than Hitler.

Your Co-Conspirator,
ARC: St Wendeler