Friday, December 07, 2007

Multiple Choice Mitt sez lack of air is... air.

And lack of religion is... religion. To whit, from Multiple Choice Mitt's latest speech on the role of religion in government:

In recent years, the notion of the separation of church and state has been taken by some well beyond its original meaning. They seek to remove from the public domain any acknowledgment of God. Religion is seen as merely a private affair with no place in public life. It is as if they are intent on establishing a new religion in America — the religion of secularism. They are wrong.
So lack of religion is a religion? Err... right. And lack of water is... water. And lack of money is... wealth. And lack of food is... gluttony. Fucking dipshit.

But then, it's not as if he believes any of that bullshit anyhow. Multiple Choice Mitt says whatever he thinks the audience he's addressing want to hear, and in this case his audience was batshit-crazy "Christian" worshippers of an invisible sky demon who reject any appeals to logic and reason in favor of whatever their shaman or "preacher" says their invisible sky demon wants them to believe ("faith"). So of course he had to spout batshit-crazy bullshit to convince them that he's not some meanie who wants to convert them to Mormonism or, even worse, might try to keep them from imposing their batshit-crazy paganistic invisible sky demon religion upon the rest of us. Multiple Choice Mitt had to convince them that he was as batshit-crazy as they are. Mission effin' accomplished!

-- Badtux the "Lack of air is a VACUUM" Penguin
Vacuum as in, the interior of Mitt Romney's head if he really believes this crap.


  1. This has been a popular strategy of the religious right for decades. By classifying non-religion as religion they attempt to place their opponents on the defensive. Remember "secular humanism"? They called it a religion.

    Make no mistake. The religious right's attempt to classify everybody's view of the world as "religion" is a deliberate attempt (i.e. it's a lie) to gain leverage in the separation of church and state argument.

    Slightly off topic but in keeping with your post, recall the definition of a religious war; "My imaginary friend is better than your imaginary friend."

  2. I suppose that he believes it.

    But I am spirit, and therefore have no use for mankind's religions.

  3. Do any of these people really believe anything? I seriously doubt it.

    If it proves unpopular, as when the real Baptist preacher cleans his clock in Iowa, Mitt will believe something else that might sell in New Hampshire.

  4. once while in a silly mood trying to talk sense to a fundie, i pointed out the complete and total lack of archeological evidence on the sinai peninsula of the 40 years of wandering the jews did under moses and joshua. i mean, hey, neanderthals from the bleedin' stone age left and archeological record. carthage which was burned, plowed and sown with salt by the romans, left a record. yet, in one of the single most dug and searched areas of the world, there is nothing. nada. zip. dude got a glassy eyed look on his face and said absence of evidence does not make evidence of absence. like that fucking meant something. i said dude, that's exactly what it means you fucking moron.

  5. Hmm, "absence of evidence is not evidence of absence"... gosh, isn't that the same justification as the WMD justification that was used to invade Iraq despite the fact that, well, there was no evidence at all that Saddam had any WMD? GAH! THE STUPID! IT BURNS, IT BURNS!


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