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July 11th, 2006


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12:33 pm
Oh man. This made my day.

A pro-life blog that apparently took the Onion seriously.

This came out of chattering about the death of irony and satire with kalisphoenix. Blame him, not me. I believe the Onion to be a perfectly valid and useful news source.

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From:rockanachronism
Date:July 11th, 2006 08:09 pm (UTC)
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Oh man, Phil, that is soooo funny! It is the funniest thing I've seen all week!
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From:beethatbumbles
Date:July 11th, 2006 08:11 pm (UTC)
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Ahahahaa, comedy gold!
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From:philled2thebrim
Date:July 11th, 2006 08:35 pm (UTC)
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i wonder what a post-abortion party would be like. hmmm.
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From:danaewinters
Date:July 11th, 2006 09:11 pm (UTC)
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Wow. Um...whether you're for or against on that issue, you gotta agree that she just did something incredibly stupid. I mean, even if there ISN'T some kind of disclaimer for those few who haven't HEARD of the Onion telling people that it actually is a joke...how could she have seriously believed that Onion was not sarcasm? Especially with lines like "I am totally psyched about this abortion!" Has she never heard satire OR sarcasm before? T4L, you need to put her in a room with...well, YOU for a couple of hours until she can recognize it when she sees it. ( :
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From:theswede
Date:July 11th, 2006 09:28 pm (UTC)
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I'm not sure her mind would survive that much reality.
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From:zweeb
Date:July 12th, 2006 04:34 am (UTC)

fork()

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about six years ago, one of the first articles i read in the onion was this piece about how the dumb are outbreeding the smart by 2:1, and a projection about the subsequent destruction of earth. my head exploded when i realized the onion isn't satire. to me, the onion has more journalistic credibility that the entire mainstream media combined. (i know, i know... that bar isn't very high to begin with...)
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From:ucdemu
Date:July 13th, 2006 02:14 am (UTC)
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omg......read her next post, and she/he was informed of her/his fallacy....and was of course incredibly offended by the nerve of the Onion to do such a satirical piece. Honestly, people just need to lighten up a little....though she/he would prolly think my suggestion that she/he have sense of humour offensive

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