Skip to comments.Top 10 Things Leftists Like (aka Stuff Leftist People Like #1-10)
Posted on 10/23/2010 2:18:36 PM PDT by HorowitzianConservative
Two years ago, the satirical site Stuff White People Like (SWPL) debuted with the self-description:
This is a scientific approach to highlight and explain stuff white people like. They are pretty predictable.Author Christian Lander released a book last year compiling the first 100 items in his list, and plans a follow-up release next month titled Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from Seattles Sweaters to Maines Microbrews. Copycat sites have sprung up since then, including Stuff Asian People Like, Stuff Black People Like, Stuff Latino People Like, and Stuff Queer People Like.
Though Landers write-ups are insightful and entertaining, theres one problem: too many of the items in his list constitute stuff leftist white people like. For example, Lander offers the entries: Being Offended, Bumper Stickers, Non-Profit Organizations, Picking Their Own Fruit, Political Prisoners, Public Radio, Taking a Year Off, The Sunday New York Times, The World Cup, Threatening to Move to Canada, and Unpaid Internships. This is to say nothing of more obvious entries such as: Barack Obama, Diversity, Free Healthcare, Hating Corporations, Recycling, The Daily Show/Colbert Report, Toyota Prius, Vegan/Vegetarianism, and Whole Foods and Grocery Co-ops.
In the spirit of SWPL, and to extend the tradition for the amusement of those on the Right, I hereby inaugurate Stuff Leftist People Like:
#1: Keeping Things Abstract
Leftists love keeping their political platforms intangible, big-picture, forward-looking, and high-minded. Conservatives keep things concrete, detailed, present-looking, and practical.
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dressing up dogs like people. What number’s that?
bookmark for later contribution.
Ugly women named Janet.
The blog even makes note of it, by referring to the ‘wrong kind’ of white people. Spectacular satire, and usually spot on.
Leftists like to change the subject anytime they are faced with a good argument.
Leftists like to ignore the cries of hypocrisy when they say one thing but do another.
Leftists like to make up their own facts because reality doesn't support their claims.
Foolproof ways to get around paying taxes...cuz only the “stupid” people pay taxes, right?
Speaking of which...any tax that modifies behavior of said stupid people (cig tax, soda tax) sends them into rapturous ecstasy.
LOL! Very nice.
I’ve got to admit that I like picking my own fruit — not that I’ve had many chances lately. I got spoiled when I was editing an agricultural journal years ago. Farmers are very hospitable people, so it’s God forbid you go away without something good to eat. Going to some of the university ag experiment stations was a rewarding experience as well — the profs are even mostly conservative, just dirt farmers with PhDs
I also have to admit to a certain weakness for Whole Foods. I know that the enemy shops there, but they have a lot of good tasting stuff.
It may be, but his site always drives me crazy— just a few paragraphs to a page and so many, many pages that take forever to load for a single article. I don’t think I’ve made it to the end of one yet.
That is easy to solve.
Click on the print version.
You’re right, I should have done that.
Ugly women named Lisa also.
THINGS YOU MUST BELIEVE TO BE A MODERN-DAY DEMOCRAT
That a religious fanatic who screams that his god is greater than yours and proceeds to shoot 40 unarmed soldiers is not a terrorist, but that your granny, who went to a town hall meeting to protest Medicare cuts, is.
That it is OK to force taxpayers to pay for your teenage daughters abortion, but its not OK to pay people to teach her that she shouldnt have sex in the first place.
That a God who taught His followers to tell everyone about Him but to walk away from those who will not listen is hateful and bigoted, but a god who teaches his followers to convert by force and to kill everyone who doesnt believe in him is peaceful.
That we will all die soon from global warming if we dont stop carbon dioxide emissions, even though there is no scientific evidence that carbon dioxide hurts anything (and, in fact, the earth is cooling rather than warming).
That it is somehow noble to trash the economy of the United States in the name of stopping a climate change that is not happening, but it would be wrong to ask China and India to do the same.
That the freely available scientific evidence that shows that the earth warms and cools in cycles according to the energy output of the sun (and that the same phenomenon is observed on the other planets in our solar system) must be ignored instead we must ruin the economy of the most prosperous nation on earth to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
That its OK to pay Middle Eastern and South American countries that hate us for their oil, but its not OK to drill for our own oil (of which we have the biggest reserves in the world).
That any word spoken against a black president or his supporters is racist and evil, but the many hateful things spoken against the previous white president were only speaking truth to power.
That a Republican governor who cheated on his wife is unfit for office, but a Democrat president that cheated on his wife could not be removed from office and is now considered a hero.
That any white person who is not a Democrat and who says anything that can be construed as racially or culturally insensitive must be removed from any public position (or even fired from a non-public position) as a result, but any white Democrat that does the same must be given a pass.
That any white, Christian and/or heterosexual person who is not a Democrat and who says anything that can be construed as racially or culturally insensitive must be removed from any public position (or even fired from a non-public position) as a result, but that any racial, sexual or religious minority can say anything about anyone in the majority and not be punished.
That Hispanic is a race.
That to present both sides of an issue for discussion is somehow not journalism, while only allowing the Democrat point of view to be presented is fair and balanced.
That it is evil for insurance companies to make a profit from our health care, but any organization that interferes with the profits of the company that kills all the babies must be sued.
That insurance companies must be forced to pay for your boob job or sex change operation, but they better not raise your rates as a result.
That insurance companies are somehow responsible for health care costs being so high, and that substituting the government for the insurance companies will fix it.
That forcing banks to loan money to people who cannot or will not repay it is somehow good for the economy, and that the banks that made the loans are wholly responsible for the predictable result.
That a tax cheat is the perfect guy to be in charge of the Senate committee that writes tax law.
That Muslims must be allowed to follow the tenets of their religion, including the right to kill people as their law allows, but that Christians who follow their religion are hateful and bigoted.
That a black person who does not support affirmative action is not really black, despite the existence of Clarence Thomas.
That a woman who does not support abortion is not really female, despite the existence of Sarah Palin.
That a homosexual who escapes the homosexual lifestyle was never really homosexual in the first place, even though its supposedly a genetic thing.
Its a terrible evil that Dick Cheney got rich by running a corporation. Al Gore, however, is a saint.
Public schools are terrible because we dont pay teachers enough money, even though the places with the best paid teachers have the worst schools.
That Hurricane Katrina destroyed New Orleans, even though the flooding happened well after the storm had passed.
That the Republican president at the time was totally responsible for the damage to New Orleans from Katrina, even though the damage occurred because the Democrat controlled state and local governments did not repair and properly maintain the levee that failed, then failed to plan and prepare for the storm while refusing federal help, then curled into the fetal position and refused to take any action during and after the storm, which hindered federal efforts to send help.
That an organization that is willing and happy to help a pimp set up a whorehouse using underage illegal alien whores is worthy of funding by the federal government, but an organization that tries to talk pregnant girls out of abortions should be cut off from all federal funding.
That non-citizens who are in this country illegally should be given free health care, paid for by the folks whose jobs they are taking.
That killing a puppy or a kitten is a crime worthy of jail, but killing a baby is to be celebrated.
That sworn enemies of this nation must not be killed or even made uncomfortable, but our elderly citizens and those that are in comas must be killed so that the rest of us are not made uncomfortable.
It is wrong to wiretap a terrorists phone, but its OK to publish information that allows the terrorists to avoid capture.
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Nahanni beat you to it, thanks.