Skip to comments.The Onion Canít Bear to Mock The One
Posted on 02/22/2009 9:33:54 AM PST by EveningStar
Americas Finest News Source has some explaining to do.
The Onion , the usually biting comic weekly, just cant bring itself to mock President Barack Obama. The One has been in office for more than a month now, and the last four Onion issues have tip-toed around anything remotely tough on the Commander-in-Chief. Its hardly a shock, since most comics in toto seem to have a hands off approach to the new president. But The Onion?
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Jay Leno is still plowing the worn-out ground of making fun of how dumb Bush is. (And how many college degrees do you have, Jay?)
Like all white MSM, hell most white people, the suggestion of being called a racist is sufficient to put the kabosh on any criticism eg recent dead monkey cartoon
There is nothing funny about Obama, and they know it.
It’s not that they can’t bring themselves to mock him, but anything written as satire would be too close to the truth.
I think you’ve summed it up. They’re scared.
And be accused of being “racist”? No thank you.
Perhaps it is because The Onion does not want to have a religious discussion — their savior vs. the Christian savior — taint their satire. That or perhaps they are suffering from mulattosocialistaphobia.
A few comedians will start to mock him, then a few more, and once the tipping point is reached the Hundredth Monkey Effect will take over.
I’ve noticed the same thing with Doonsbury, which I never read, but have made a point of scanning on a near-daily basis to catch the subject matter. Nothing. Nada - and in this gaffe-rich environment that is The Obama Regime. Unbelievable.
I am not a regular reader of Mad Magazine, but the latest issue is sure to be a collector’s item. Mad has NO PROBLEM mocking Hussein. A must-read. The cover itself is a keeper.
The Onion is run by cowards.
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When they announced the FR total-ban, I stopped reading them.
I just wrote to The Onion editorial staff. More should do the same.
LOL! I need to get a copy of that. :)
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