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Liberals Have the Mentality of Kindergarteners, Comedian Says
CNS News.com ^ | 3/6/07 | Monisha Bansal

Posted on 03/06/2007 6:48:50 AM PST by redstates4ever

Liberals are wrong about everything and have the mentality of kindergarteners, in the view of conservative comedian and commentator Evan Sayet.

"The Democrats are wrong on quite literally every issue," Sayet said at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., on Monday. "They are not just wrong. They are as wrong as wrong can be.

"It's not just domestic policy. It's foreign policy. It's every policy," he said, adding that liberals are "diametrically opposed to that which is good, right and successful."

"The modern liberal will invariably side with evil over good, wrong over right, and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success," Sayet said.

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1 posted on 03/06/2007 6:48:53 AM PST by redstates4ever
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To: redstates4ever

My kind of comedian.


2 posted on 03/06/2007 6:49:37 AM PST by TheConservator (Confutatis maledictis flammis acribus addictis. . . .)
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To: redstates4ever

Insulting to kindergarteners... but accurate.


3 posted on 03/06/2007 6:52:36 AM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: redstates4ever

For example, the old "chickenhawk" "argument" is not only that of a child, but of a very naive child.


4 posted on 03/06/2007 6:52:57 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: theDentist

Well, I wouldn't say kindergarteners, per se, because kindergarteners haven't developed reasoning and logic skills to a point where they can make objective decisions............no, uh, nevermind...........


5 posted on 03/06/2007 6:55:57 AM PST by Red Badger (Britney Spears shaved her head............Well, that's one way of getting rid of headlice.........)
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To: redstates4ever

poor guy will have to be 'protested' at every engagement from now on... how dare he speak his mind~!


6 posted on 03/06/2007 6:57:20 AM PST by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: redstates4ever

I used to say they were stuck in junior high, but I might have to rethink that now.


7 posted on 03/06/2007 6:57:41 AM PST by DennisR (Look around - God is giving you countless observable clues of His existence!)
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To: redstates4ever
Those "kindergartners" were "stupid" enough to rig the voting machines to fabricate their "win" in the 2006 "elections!"
8 posted on 03/06/2007 7:01:42 AM PST by 100-Fold_Return (Sell Low--Buy Lower)
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To: redstates4ever

Kindergartners are advanced compared to liberals.


9 posted on 03/06/2007 7:02:02 AM PST by DouglasKC
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To: redstates4ever

He's wrong. Kindergartners have the capacity to learn.


10 posted on 03/06/2007 7:12:43 AM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: redstates4ever
have the mentality of kindergarteners

Well said. Evan Sayet's beliefs validate my theory of liberals. I have posted my Liberal Theory on Free Republic in the past.

Simply stated, the theory asserts that liberals are persons who lack the gene that allows humans to mentally process reality. Until the exact gene is located, it will remain a theory. However, until then, much empirical evidence of the liberals’ inability to process reality exists to support the theories premise.

Lenin accurately defined liberals as “useful idiots.” Today, America’s useful idiots are proving useful in bringing harm to America from within as well as from without.

11 posted on 03/06/2007 7:14:48 AM PST by MosesKnows
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To: Red Badger

I disagree. I think liberals have well developed skills of logic, reasoning, and rhetoric. They use them to persuade those that don't. They use them in the furtherance of both evil, and their own personal fortunes.

It's "moderates", and "the center" that don't have reasoning skills.


12 posted on 03/06/2007 7:15:01 AM PST by chesley ("Socialism" - compassion for those that don't have any.)
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To: TheConservator
"My kind of comedian."

I realize he said these things to try to get someone to laugh, but I'm sorry, I don't actually see anything funny here.

Sad but true. All too true. All too sad, considering that the stupid libs still have the right to vote.

Call me crazy if you will, but since when is being stupid, naive, ignorant, immature, and living in a dream world ever funny?

Even less so considering that about half the voters in this country will simply continue to vote they way they do.

13 posted on 03/06/2007 7:17:30 AM PST by Designer II
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To: chesley
...well developed skills of logic, reasoning, and rhetoric.

Well developed skills of [twisted] logic, [defective] reasoning, and [unhinged] rhetoric.....there, that's better......(((((GROUP HUG)))))

14 posted on 03/06/2007 7:19:22 AM PST by Red Badger (Britney Spears shaved her head............Well, that's one way of getting rid of headlice.........)
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To: Red Badger

"Well developed skills of [twisted] logic, [defective] reasoning, and [unhinged] rhetoric.....there, that's better......(((((GROUP HUG)))))"

LOL!! Bingo!


15 posted on 03/06/2007 7:24:55 AM PST by redstates4ever
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To: Red Badger

My bad. You are absolutely correct.


16 posted on 03/06/2007 7:26:49 AM PST by chesley ("Socialism" - compassion for those that don't have any.)
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To: redstates4ever

I've addressed this issue before. Some time ago it occurred to me that liberals are not only merely wrong, incorrect, but they are absolutely and totally delusional and schizo. Only a person literally, truly, and VERY deeply out of touch with reality could be a liberal. It is truly a sickness. How, for example, could one live in this country in this day and age and say of the poor, "They are kept down by the system. It's not their fault, and what they need is government programs and for evil rich people to stop oppressing them."? And this list, as noted by our comic friend, extends to EVERY political issue imaginable. They are sick, sick, perverse people, instinctively and reflexively opposed to ALL that is right, good, and even commensensical. (Is that a word?) Race relations, economics, foreign policy, immigration, the efficacy of the UN, etc.

I read a good one recently -- The French are rightly up in arms over the "cultural colonialism" represented by ONE Disney theme park in their nation, and, OF COURSE, it's an issue of importance and how could we blame the French for not wanting their country to be as brash and tacky as ours. But.... America is supposed to accept 10 million? 50 million? (every living soul in the world?) running across our borders unchecked and undocumented and if we don't like it, we are xenophobic nut jobs.

An interesting corollary to all that I said above... If THEY are not delusional and sick, then, by definition, WE are delusional and sick. Either way you cut it, I think it's safe to say that at least 20% of our voting age citizens (the 20% hardcore libs or the 20% hardcore cons) are sick delusional people who simply cannot see reality when it stares them in the face. Spooky.


17 posted on 03/06/2007 7:30:27 AM PST by RayStacy
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To: redstates4ever
HMTB syndrome.

(his/her majesty the baby syndrome)

18 posted on 03/06/2007 7:30:56 AM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: chesley

I don't know about this. The Lib LEADERSHIP might be evil and crafty, but the rank and file...? They truly and deeply BELIEVE that, for example, poor people in this country are poor because evil rich people keep them down. They believe that the UN is composed of crusading heroes interested in doing good for the world. They believe that huge gov. and huge taxes leads inevitably to stellar econ. performance. They believe that every single Mexican and African on the face of the Earth should be living here RIGHT NOW, and that this would be good for the country. So, the leadership might be evil and crafty, but the rank and file are simply sick and delusional with a kindergartner's grasp of reality.


20 posted on 03/06/2007 7:36:03 AM PST by RayStacy
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To: Designer II
I think in the case of this article, he was speaking as a commentator, as the title suggests. It says comedian and commentator. None of those things are funny, but the libs create many humorous moments because of those qualities.

Even less so considering that about half the voters in this country will simply continue to vote they way they do.

Now that is very true and that is not funny.

21 posted on 03/06/2007 7:39:25 AM PST by dforest (Liberals love crisis, create crisis and then dwell on them.)
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To: redstates4ever

Apparently, he hangs with people who have the mentality of fourth graders.


22 posted on 03/06/2007 7:50:42 AM PST by popdonnelly ([Democrats] are jubilant at our disasters and are cast down when the rebels are defeated -Sept. 1862)
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To: redstates4ever
"The modern liberal will invariably side with evil over good, wrong over right, and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success," Sayet said.

No better observation of the modern "liberal"...

23 posted on 03/06/2007 7:52:10 AM PST by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: RayStacy

There is a dichotomy on the left - the "take care of me" sheep "liberals", and the "we know best" shepherd "liberals" -

neither are interested in the true freedom, ie, classical (real) liberalism that our founders believed in.


24 posted on 03/06/2007 7:56:13 AM PST by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: RayStacy

How compassionate would it be to never let a child learn to walk?

That is what liberalism teaches by insisting that people are incapable of surviving without the government carrying them from cradle to grave. (And therefore maintaining power and control over them.)

Their mantra is "It's somebody elses fault!"

The conservative eagerly teaches the child to walk, run, think, create, initiate, produce to the limits of the child's abilities.

Conservative's mantra "You and you alone are responsible for your position in life." "Your life is what YOU make it!"


25 posted on 03/06/2007 8:11:38 AM PST by listenhillary (You can lead a man to reason, but you can't make him think)
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To: RayStacy
OK. Break it down. Who are the people who support the Libs.

1) The poor. Liberalism promises money for nothing. Yes, they are stupid to believe that, but greed is their motivating factor. The evil greed, not the desire to earn one's way and keep the rewards for your own use.

Liberalism works for them, at least in the short-term and for the first in line.

2) The politicians. I think we agree, here so I won't say more.

3) Those that suck on the government teats such as bureaucrats, educators, subsidized artists, whore scientists after the grant, etc. Again greed. The evil greed.

4) The glitterati such a Babs Streisand, and Algore, and the rest, who use liberal nostrums such as the "green" or "animal rights" movements to
A)reduce the numbers of the "great unwashed" and
B)increase the separation between them and us
until "A" can be accomplished.

My personal opinion is that the entire global warming fiasco is about saving the beach houses of the rich.

Yeah, I agree, the rank and file are stupid, ignorant, or both. Not just intellectually, but also emotionally.

But you know what they say about conning an honest man? You can't do it. The rank and file are evil, too. I come reluctantly to this conclusion, but I have finally come to it. They do what they do for selfish reasons, only, no matter what they tell themselves, and us.
26 posted on 03/06/2007 8:25:07 AM PST by chesley ("Socialism" - compassion for those that don't have any.)
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To: chesley
Money for nothing.

Socialism is great, until you run out of other peoples money.

Sorry I don't know whose quote that is.

27 posted on 03/06/2007 8:36:43 AM PST by listenhillary (You can lead a man to reason, but you can't make him think)
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To: redstates4ever

He's so right. I think that to think like a liberal, you either have to be very selfish or very ignorant.


28 posted on 03/06/2007 8:40:32 AM PST by Fawn (http://www.hartzvictims.org/)
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To: redstates4ever

I had the pleasure of seeing his act at CPAC last week, and also got to meet and talk to him at some length.

His comedy is both funny and intelligent. It goes beyond just calling lefties names to get in the press. 

This was the second time that I have seen him (he came to a FReeper rally in DC earlier this summer), both times I went away thinking to myself, "I never thought of that".

If you have the opportunity to catch his act, you won't regret it.

29 posted on 03/06/2007 8:51:04 AM PST by dinasour (Pajamahadeen, SnowFlake, and Eeevil Doer.)
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To: listenhillary
Exactly. Frankly, I don't see any real contradiction between liberals are stupid, and liberals are evil. I think they can be both at the same time.

I'm not even sure the smartest of them have any real intelligence, just a certain stylish cunning, that see ways to obtain their foul objectives.

I don't know if you noticed, or not. I really don't like the progressive agenda. And, in honor of this thread, I am going to change my tagline with this post. If I remember how it is done.
30 posted on 03/06/2007 8:59:53 AM PST by chesley ("Socialism" - The devil made them do it..)
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To: redstates4ever

Excellent. Thanks for posting this.


31 posted on 03/06/2007 9:32:29 AM PST by FreeKeys ("Once Hillary is elected she will create a new form of secret police."- Dick Morris (her ex-employee)
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To: FreeKeys

TO ALL:

I am EVAN SAYET and I gave this address yesterday at the Heritage Foundation. Allow me to make some things clear.

1) I am BOTH a comedian and a serious lecturer. This take was a serious speech on "how Modern Liberals 'Think.'"

2) I sometimes get sloppy and say "Democrats" and even "liberals" when I mean specifically MODERN LIBERALS.
I explain it all in the talk which can be found at www.heritage.org.

There is a word for a Democrat with a mentality above that of a five year old...it's "Republican" as anyone who matures morally and intellectually passed the age of five quickly becomes a Republican and continues to learn and grow.


32 posted on 03/06/2007 9:38:13 AM PST by cob201
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To: redstates4ever; TheConservator; MosesKnows; rrc; dinasour

Ping to #32, he's also a Freeper!


33 posted on 03/06/2007 8:27:06 PM PST by oprahstheantichrist
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To: chesley
"...I come reluctantly to this conclusion, but I have finally come to it. They do what they do for selfish reasons, only, no matter what they tell themselves, and us."

Me too, around a year ago, after trying to think otherwise for many years. Your post is comforting, as I often think that I must be overreacting.

34 posted on 03/06/2007 8:42:12 PM PST by oprahstheantichrist (Stop calling them "liberals," they're Bolshevics!)
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To: redstates4ever

I wouldn't say that liberals have the mentality of kindergartners. There are some pretty bright kindergartners.


35 posted on 03/06/2007 8:44:10 PM PST by RichInOC ("Out! Out!"--St. Dogbert)
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To: oprahstheantichrist
Ping to #32, he's also a Freeper!

Some how I just figured that.

36 posted on 03/07/2007 3:27:52 AM PST by dinasour (Pajamahadeen, SnowFlake, and Eeevil Doer.)
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To: redstates4ever
I also note that in the counterpoint, the reviewer calls Evan a name twice, makes one sweeping generalization with no justification, then calls the President and Vice-President a name. He doesn't address any of Evan's points.

He could have just as well stuck his fingers in his ears and said, "Meanie, Meanie, Meanie. Na, Na, Na. I'm not listening. Na, Na, Na".

37 posted on 03/07/2007 3:32:29 AM PST by dinasour (Pajamahadeen, SnowFlake, and Eeevil Doer.)
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To: cob201

kristinn:

"Am I the only one who thinks Ann, in an exquisitely executed statement, revealed the craven hypocrisy of her "conservative" audience, which is preparing to embrace Rudy, who is the crown jewel of the gay lobby?"


38 posted on 03/07/2007 3:40:31 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: cob201

Ping to #32 - glad you're here! :-)


39 posted on 03/07/2007 4:16:10 AM PST by redstates4ever
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To: cob201

I saw your speech on the Web site and downloaded it to my Ipod (I hope I'm not violating any copyright provisions by doing that!). Your speech was absolutely superb. It was well-reasoned, presented with clarity and wit, and insightful. I intend to share it with my friends. Bravo and congratulations.


40 posted on 03/28/2007 1:09:20 AM PDT by PackerBronco
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To: Designer II

Folks,

Some of you misunderstood what Evan said in his presentation at the Heritage Foundation.

First of all, yes Evan is a comedian, but his presentation on "How Modern Liberals Think' is serious, deadly serious for those who are hurt by Liberal mentality.

View the Heritage Foundation presentation:

http://powerlineblog.com/archives/017172.php

Then check out Evan's website for more information on what he does and says:

http://www.evansayet.com/


41 posted on 03/31/2007 6:09:49 AM PDT by svensun
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To: MosesKnows
Simply stated, the theory asserts that liberals are persons who lack the gene that allows humans to mentally process reality. Until the exact gene is located, it will remain a theory. However, until then, much empirical evidence of the liberals’ inability to process reality exists to support the theories premise.

As a former liberal, I must dispute the genetics theory.

From what I remember of my own upbringing, I think the key to liberalism is growing up with a set of axiomatic beliefs that, while they may have some slight basis in fact, are not completely true. For example, "pollution is destroying the planet; therefore it's critically important to do everything possible to fight pollution." Once the belief is regarded as axiomatic, then those who support such belief are regarded as virtuous and trustworthy, while those who oppose any measure aimed at "fighting pollution" are evil and corrupt.

The people who oppose some measures to "fight pollution" may try to put forth arguments as to why such measures are unnecessary, but since such arguments contradict the truth which is understood by anyone with half a brain, all they do is expose those who make them as being, at best, ignorant fools.

There are many other aspects to liberalism; I haven't figured out how they all fit together, but when one starts following the rest topple like dominoes.

42 posted on 04/01/2007 4:23:24 PM PDT by supercat (Sony delenda est.)
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To: theDentist
Absolutely, he is correct. I've been saying this for a long time. Liberals seem to be stuck with the reasoning power of a very young child. They are incapable of considering consequences of actions.

It is not possible for a liberal to think long term. That is the problem.

43 posted on 04/01/2007 4:25:29 PM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: TheConservator

Hey, don't degrade kindergartners at least they know not to eat the crayons!


44 posted on 04/01/2007 4:25:36 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (ID RATHER BE HUNTING WITH DICK THAN DRIVING WITH TED)
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To: chesley
I think liberals have well developed skills of logic, reasoning, and rhetoric. They use them to persuade those that don't. They use them in the furtherance of both evil, and their own personal fortunes.

Liberalism does have a certain definite logic to it, but the axioms upon which it is based have only a passing resemblance to reality. Unfortunately, some false axioms can become sufficiently embedded into liberals' thinking that the simplest explanations for things are regarded as impossible, and thus much more complicated explanations become necessary.

In a way, liberalism could be regarded as the nesting of epicycles practiced by geocentric astronomers, but the analogy falls somewhat sort: while astronomers' nested epicycles may not have represented the ways planets actually move, they were nonetheless effective at predicting where in the sky planets would appear. Liberals, by contrast, are always retroactively adjusting their theories and always have confidence in their models even though their predictive accuracy is truly horrible.

45 posted on 04/01/2007 4:29:07 PM PDT by supercat (Sony delenda est.)
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To: chesley
4) The glitterati such a Babs Streisand, and Algore, and the rest, who use liberal nostrums such as the "green" or "animal rights" movements to A)reduce the numbers of the "great unwashed" and B)increase the separation between them and us until "A" can be accomplished.

Another factor for some of them is the "Emperor's New Clothes" phenomenon. When people are convinced that any intelligent person can see something, they'll see it too whether or not it's really there.

46 posted on 04/01/2007 4:31:30 PM PDT by supercat (Sony delenda est.)
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To: cob201
I sometimes get sloppy and say "Democrats" and even "liberals" when I mean specifically MODERN LIBERALS.

Welcome to Free Republic, Evan. Glad you're one of us. You can be excused for failing on the subtle distinction you mention above, since there frequently isn't one. Thanks for having the courage to stand up and publicly say what so many of us think.

47 posted on 04/01/2007 4:34:40 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (DemocraticUnderground.com is an internet hate site.)
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To: Mr. K

Nah. This is actually very smart of him. He is now in a niche market and if you realize that most comedians make their money in front of small audiences -- corporate gigs, etc. -- then you can see that focusing on political jokes from a conservative perspective is not such a bad plan.


48 posted on 04/01/2007 4:35:47 PM PDT by AmishDude (It doesn't matter whom you vote for. It matters who takes office.)
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To: redstates4ever

How about Liberal republicans or RINOS like the girly man like Rudy?


49 posted on 04/01/2007 4:41:46 PM PDT by johna61
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To: supercat
Well, yes. Proper logic always leads to the correct conclusions according to its underlying assumptions. But the assumptions can be incorrect. Just like a computer, garbage in, garbage our.

Liberals' assumptions, or axioms, certainly do not correspond closely with reality. When I was working on my PhD, I used a computer model to predict how my experiment would turn out. When it didn't turn out that way, I tweaked the program until it did. But I never was able to tweak the experiment. Mother Nature wouldn't allow it.

Liberals have another trait, too. They are willing to use logical fallacies to prove their point, too. The smart ones are perfectly aware of what they are doing, and the stupid ones are stupid.

50 posted on 04/01/2007 8:29:22 PM PDT by chesley ("Socialism" - The devil made them do it..)
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