Thursday, October 30, 2008

82 year old gold dust...

Every so often you come across a blog that makes you sit up and pay attention. Like this one:

My name is Helen Philpot. I am 82 years old. My grandson taught me how to do this so that I could “blog” with my best friend Margaret Schmechtman who I met in college almost 60 years ago. I have three children with my husband Harold. Margaret has three dogs with her husband Howard. I live in Texas and Margaret lives in Maine.
Well, Helen got herself into the trouble the other day because she called Sarah Palin a bitch and people started telling her that she should show more respect and avoid calling "John McCain an ass or even George Bush a jackass". Well, Helen thought about that and came back with her reply:

I will stop calling George Bush a jackass when he stops calling me a terrorist: Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.

I will stop calling John McCain an ass when he stops calling Barack Obama a socialist at every dog and pony show on the Straight Talk Express tour.

I will stop calling Sarah Palin a bitch when she stops calling Obama a terrorist sympathizer. And I will stop calling Sarah Palin a bitch when she stops calling the parts of the country where I don’t live more Pro-American than the part of the country where I do live. And I will definitely stop calling Sarah Palin a bitch when she stops acting like a bitch.

Isn't that worth it's weight in gold? Put Margaret and Helen in your bookmarks immediately.

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daveawayfromhome said...

Terrific blog. Not sure I believe it's a real one, but it's wonderfully well-written. If she keeps it up after the election, well, then we'll see.

My doubt of the veracity of this blog leads to me a question: if this one is fake, how many blogs out there are set up by Republicans to boost their boy?

Kel said...

I questioned whether or not it was real myself, Dave.

And, as for it helping the Republicans, the argument used is too strong for that to be the case.

But I agree that other blogs could be set up simply to make Republicans or Democrats look bad by way of the behaviour of their supporters.

Although the right wing blogs behave so badly as a matter of course that I can't think of a single thing I could fake which would outdo them. The fact that Jon Swift is so often mistaken for an actual Republican says it all. And he's often taken for real by genuine Republicans!