Skip to comments.Zing! MSNBC’s top 10 comebacks to use against the family conservative
Posted on 11/22/2012 5:46:41 AM PST by lowbridge
Every familys got one, at least. That hardcore conservative who makes every Thanksgiving get-together a nightmare by sounding off, unprompted, on how liberals are ruining this country with their taxing and their spending and their gay-marrying, and how back in my day blah blah blah.
Usually you just keep your head down and stare into your turkey and try not to make eye contact with anyone. Then the next morning in the shower you remember what you should have said in response.
But this years going to be different. Why? Because here at MSNBC, weve anticipated crazy Uncle Garys top talking points, and provided you with the concise, factual, snappy rebuttals you need to finally shut him up once and for all.
So without further ado, we present: MSNBCs Top 10 Comebacks For Use Against The Family Conservative
(Excerpt) Read more at tv.msnbc.com ...
In some families, only one comeback is used: “Obama is god. So, your point is invalid.”
Actually I’m the one who refuses to talk politics at most family gatherings. I will talk about things like prepping because even if they are brain damaged liberals, they are family and I don’t want them to die or have to depend on me for survival.
I think I make them more nervous by not arguing politics with them.
Better put on your hip-waders before reading.
OMG, this premise behind this is just so funny. They are projecting.
In general, conservatives tend to keep their opinions to themselves at such gatherings. I do not suffer fools so I know I must do this.
I think the msnbc staff is projecting quite a bit here. Libs are usually the ones who can't hold their tongue.
File under “no liberal media bias”.
How about, I love you but we have strong disagreements on this. Let’s put politics aside for now and enjoy our family and not let disagreement and bad feeling mar the day.
We’ve had extreme lefties at our dinner and I hate when they bring up politics because my husband and son will argue with them, and it makes me miserable. I tell husband and son please please don’t start on a political discussion with them, but they do.
No Politics. No Religion. There’s a good reason for that rule.
It’s one thing to have an individual wrote an essay like this, it’s another thing for it to be done by the entire network on behalf of the Obama administration. How Soviet.
Rational argument with retarded children is futile.
That’s been my observation as well.
... and great tag line.
Ha ha! That's a good one. My retort would be..."Yeah? Well so has the Bible and for a lot longer than some scientists trying to justify their existence."
This illustrates why I’m starting to think that secession is the only answer. They can go to h___, I’m already in Texas.
This must be MSLSD's version of a wet dream. Any conservative who has been one for a while could argue better than the caricature they represented in this piece.
Most of my friends are through my church and are “right” minded, or at the least libertarian.
My sister in law is by her account pro-choice. I asked her what the baby did to deserve it and she clammed.
Good point, I am the hostess, I have one church friend coming who is also conservative, my kids are conservative (by the grace of God) but all others wouldn’t vote for a Republican under any circumstances and luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuv ubama.
Interesting comment from a ubama voter at the grocery store yesterday though holding forth in the baking aisle:
“My grandmother would be appalled that am buying Best Choice sugar, she only baked with C&H. If I bought food the way she did, I would have spent an extra $100. I can’t believe how expensive the food is. ‘they’ don’t care about people anymore. ‘they’ should tear the government down and start all over.”
I find this to be the case also. In our geriatric neighborhood, conservatives outnumber liberals 5 - 1, yet the first ones to broach politics at a neighborhood social gathering and go into an emotional, irrational mess are the lib neighbors. Never fails. I actually look forward to experiencing the outbursts as a form of cheap entertainment and a sensory reminder of how liberalism is a form of mental insanity. I really have to check myself during these escapades. Eviscerating a lib neighbor in front of their peers with conservative logic and fact is too easy and would make most of us in the neighborhood feel vindicated, but wouldn't promote neighborly harmony- which, for the time being, is more important than counting coup against a few idiots.
I remember somewhere that BREVITY is the soul of wit. “Zingers” do not go on pontificating for 3 or 4 paragraphs.
I guess they won’t be publishing “Zingers” to use on rabid, leftist tree suckers.
LOL. Leftists need prepared talking points just to have dinner with their families. Can’t ANY of them think for themselves?
I like to read articles like this.
It shows what to expect of their talking points - and they are quite weak....if I do bump into any of those statements it will be fun to cut them down swiftly.
We are supposed to be going over my brother’s house for Thanksgiving this year - problem is they have this uber liberal couple that always shows up - I told my brother if they decide to go to his house - call me - we’ll stay home with our turkey - they can keep their turkeys.
Secession cuts through all the BS and gets right down to the nitty gritty. Libs think secessionists are crazy.
How droll. I don’t know how these people can stand themselves.
I was at a dinner the other night with very conservative people from a number of foreign countries who are here for a relatively short time. We all got in a discussion about the gay agenda, and they said it was a culture shock to come over here and have the gays so aggressive. It frankly was a relief to know that there are other serious, responsible folks that believe the gayness is a moral issue.
It's the new normal. Get with the program, komrad.
Funny, it is just the opposite in my family. We have the one little liberal troll that every once in a while chimes in to tell us the virtues of her ideology. She is quickly shut down with real facts and she goes back to eating her free turkey.
that is an idiotic thing to post
I am so blessed... most of my family is conservative and the ones who aren’t won’t be dining with us. In our family we have ONE married couple who are liberal, but more middle of the roaders. So politics around our table are rather boring with everyone in agreement.
not clicking the link because I don;t want to add to their pathetic ratings but I will say this.
Conservatives have facts, yes facts, we can just say .
50% of students can;t get a job
death of a border agent
fast and furious
the lies covering all of this up.
We all know what to say and regards to the family.
Man and a woman make babies, it;s natures way.
where is a mans colon, prostate and how it can be injured with homosexual sex.
a woman pretending to be a guy by wearing a strap on.
nah nothing weird about that.
Also do we want to go back to the 50’s well I wasn;t born but damn right I would, divorce less, more fmailies raising better kids, country safer etc etc
Do we want ot go back to the Bush years, er yea, unemployment lower, gas $1.84 debt less
We on the right have been silenced for far too long, speak up , never let get the fringe lunatic left ever get away with their lies and crap ever again.
People have given their lives for this country, remember that when yoyu say thanks and the the least we all can do is SPEAK UP regardless of who is at that table, at that house or in your family.
Be proud to be on the RIGHT said, never be bullied
How droll. I don’t know how these people can stand themselves.
Not even an effort to get a similar list from a rightie... how lame.
you mean how troll of them
As if more proof is needed...this article further shows the insanity of all LIBs. LIBs inherently know something deeply wrong with themselves. They project all their insanity, instability and depleted self-worth onto everyone else. Pathetic.
yeah, I am feeling led to end my “tolerance” of liberal blathering friends and blood family and pick out some conservative people to befriend............if I could find them in this liberal ghetto, my two next door neighbors qualify, the across the street neighbors do not
We are paying for this propaganda every time you buy a GE product.
Boycott GE. Don’t fly on flights that use GE engines - tho that one may be difficult.....
Thanks, low bridge for letting us know about this drivel....truth no longer matters to libs, because they manufacture their own....
Having a social agenda in your face that revolves around bung hole politics is a shocking thing. It's dirty and crude and unacceptable.
screw th eleft, I own;t shut up and let them get away wiht their lies.
They have been bullies for decades and it;s high time for all of us to not let them get away with thir lying crap once and for all.
Notice how they said the name Gary, not Miquel, or Lakisha, latasha, mubresha or Juan.
MSNBC A news ORG LOL, they;re frigging idiots every last one of them and so are their viewers.
If I see that channel on then things wil be said, Oh sorry this is actualy a news channel, realy WOW, I have heard it was more comedy but I fail to see any funny
Fortunately, no kind for Thanksgiving this year. I used to just keep quiet in mixed company but no longer. We’re in the middle of a war and I’m not staying quiet any longer. I’d love to hear some of the weak retorts in this article because they are a hanging fastball when you are expecting a hanging fastball.
I’m hosting for my son who is AF reserves, biracial yet conservative as the day is long, his girlfriend, who is for the most part, conservative; despite going through the university lib grist mill. In addition, my mostly liberal and quasi libertarian daughter and her Gary Johnson supporter husband (who happens to resemble “Steve” on the old “Married with Children” show). All in the presence of my once-blue-collar-democrat, now RABID conservative farm boy husband (both my children are his stepchildren) who has a gigantic temper and threatening presence of a pro wrestler. I converted him to conservatism-you know what they say about the ex-smoker and his/her vigor!
I have prepared a ten course meal so between that, deep frying the turkey, football and texas hold ‘em, I hope that will keep them pre-occupied to the extent that there will be no erruptions (there have been in the past.)
Wish me luck!
If anyone brings up politics at our table it is likely our union dependent son-in-law. He would be the only lib left around here since the lesbians moved to DC so they could be “married”.
Those “talking points” are the same old cliches we’ve been hearing for years. Do the sycophants at NBC’s not realize that?
not me, I wil speak up, why let the elft get away with their lies, we have facts, they have lies and after these last 4 years, they;re damn right I;ll go to the 1950’s or the Bush years
Never be bullied by them and speak up for our country, people have given their lies and I ‘ll be damned that I can not even say something when people have died and given their lives
Just noticed that libs auto-corrects to kind on my phone.