Skip to comments.Maher Tossed to Toothless Tuesday
Posted on 03/17/2012 3:58:54 AM PDT by Kaslin
Alabama Democrats are scrambling. This Saturday night they have a fundraising event that, at least at one time, featured Bill Maher. Democrats could come to hear Bill Maher spew his brand of comedy for the low, low price of only $100.00 per donor. Now, this has them in a good, old fashioned, southern conundrum. Bill Maher has a reputation for unapologetic misogyny.
He has called women, public and private citizens, even children names that would make Sandra Fluke blush. But on Super Deep South Tuesday, as Alabamians were enjoying their historic opportunity to engage in the National spotlight of the Presidential Primaries, Bill Maher called it Toothless Tuesday. Thus establishing himself as not only misogynistic, but also anti-southerner. This does not bode well with wealthy Dixiecrats who usually attend Party related fundraising events, such as the one Maher was to grace Saturday evening.
This left Democrats scratching their heads, scrambling to say the event was off, then on, then scrubbed of Maher but still taking place, then to pointing fingers at Republicans saying that they made the whole event up. But there was the flyer on the Alabama Democratic Party website that proved it was a genuine Democrat funder, at least at one time. And there were those boldly proclaiming that they were proud to stand with Bill Maher.
Then came a cadre of strong-minded southern women (they decided Alabama needed to know the truth). Women from across Alabama joined together, led by American Federated Republican Women (hyperlink to AFRW.org) and Concerned Women for America (Hyperlink to cwfa.org), to bring a little sunshine to the shadows, as steel magnolias are prone to do. This only confused the Democrat party more. Now you can find officials on every side of the issue. Some say he is coming to a reception, others say he simply happens to be in town, but that it has nothing to do with the Democratic Party. Still, others claim he is coming, it is a fundraiser for the Democrat Chairman, and they are proud to use it as an opportunity to find "like-minded" Alabamians.
Republican women sent a message, too. They said they are done with those who like Maher, belittle and insult the south. They said Mahers hatred of women makes a bold statement about the platform of the Democrat Party. They called on Alabama Democrats to raise a higher standard. Twenty minutes before the Republican Womens press conference representing 24 conservative womens groups was to commence, Democrats released a memo saying that Bill Maher would not appear at their event. Republican women apprehensively applauded the decision (which was later rescinded, again).
Libertarians did what they do best and screamed at their conservative counterparts in a resounding round of circular fire. They said Republican women were trying to squelch free speech, and trample First Amendment rights. Republican women contended that they had a First Amendment right to say that they find the free speech of Bill Maher unbefitting the glory that the leadership of the Democrat party was granting him. They said they would feel that way about any party.
The Democrats pointed to Limbaugh, who has done funders for members of the GOP, nationally. The Republican ladies said, "Maher hasn't apologized for even one of his vile comment or insults to Southerners." They called for a level of civility in public discourse, and pointed to Bill Maher as Exhibit A of what is uncivil about politics today. Most women in Alabama seem to agree on one thing: This is not the tone that public leaders should be taking, and it is altogether unsouthern to glorify such misogyny and insults to the people of the south.
Somethings awry in Dixie, and that sweet southern charm is due to get a dose of Maher on Saturday night.
One question remains--if Bill Maher comes, will he be tossed to Toothless Tuesday by the Ladies of the south? That remains to be seen.
Some good ole boys will take their pliers and make Bill "TOOTHLESS", or they might just use a shotgun. . . .
As it is, Maher looks like a grasshopper.
Toss that pig in a room with Todd Palin and we’ll see how many teeth he leaves with.
I would guess all of them. Todd would put the ones he didn't swallow in his pocket so he left nothing behind.
Marhed is neither a comedian or intellectual....he is a guy looking in the mirror and seeing an image that doesn’t exist in reality.......like bambi, he looks in the mirror and sees god.........or in marhed case, a bright smart funny intellectual who is the smartest guy in the room......
Neither has a clue to who and what they really are
>> .......like bambi, he looks in the mirror and sees god
How can he see *anything at all* in the mirror behind that fat schnoz of his?
I may be the only one, but I think Bill Maher’s nose looks EXACTLY like a punching bag. I would truly enjoy giving it a good workout.
The libertarians are hypocrites. Saying somebody is unfit to speak somewhere is itself free speech. It is the lefties who use the force of law, or a mob with vuvuzulas and drums (as in Madison) to squelch it.
I may be the only one, but I think Bill Mahers nose looks EXACTLY like a punching bag. I would truly enjoy giving it a good workout.
Or an exploded pufferfish.
HOORAY! for those strong Southern women standing up to the Democrat machine and that punk Maher.
The absolute best thing that can happen here is for Maher to be allowed to speak to these haters.
Let the Dem Party be tarred with this guy.
Hey Alabama Democrats, Rosie is available! Bringing her in would pander to women gays and talentless rank and file Democrats! Just a thought.
I would like to see maher strapped to a chair while someone plays “this little piggy” with a ball peen hammer on his hands and feet.
Somebody needs to photoshop a toothless Maher. He’s already uglier than a mud fence, so would make a hilarious photoshop.
I was thinking more along the lines of how can he see anything with his head inserted shoulder deep into 0bamas rectum
“Toss that pig in a room with Todd Palin and we’ll see how many teeth he leaves with.”
One might imagine that Mr. Palin would relish the opportunity.
Funny. I haven't heard any libertarians defending Maher. Gratuitous poke at Paul?