I’ve been absent a few weeks, which is one of the benefits of having such great guest bloggers, and checking back in today I saw Betty’s post below confessing boredom with the PUMAs. I share the sentiment, somewhat. I particularly appreciated Betty’s noting that many of the PUMAs, most notably Darragh Murphy, hold and express supremely contradictory opinions. Their only constant is that Obama is evil and wrong. During the last several months Murphy has championed both Paul Krugman’s critiques of Obama’s stimulus as too small, and the right wing critiques that deny entirely Keynesian stimulus. How could a person who doesn’t believe in Keynesian stimulus think that our stimulus was too small?
Increasingly, debinking PUMAs, or even pointing and laughing, has started to feel like pointing out that Pam Geller is an unhinged lunatic that hates muslims; it’s self-evident, and renders much of the work unnecessary.
However, I still derive an insolent pleasure, on some level, from marveling at how supremely stupid many of these people are. Furthermore, on some level I believe that people like Kim Haas and Darragh Murphy are so stupid and insane that their current derangement shouldn’t be forgotten when they get sick of PUMA blogging. When Kim Haas runs for school board, I want people to be able to google her and discover that she’s a raving lunatic. When Darragh Murphy runs for city council in Carlisle, MA, I want people to be able to discover quickly just how intellectually dishonest and deficient she is. It’s only fair to everyone.
I was sick for a week and a half, and I need a PUMA-break every once in a while, but I’m back. I’ve got a couple things I’ve meant to blog about in the works, but it’s tough, because I can’t even hope to keep up with the rate of stupid they churn out.
In the meantime, check out Kevin K.’s massive take down of the turd formerly known as myiq2xu (now known as meatprod4u). Meatprod is not just a hypocritical PUMA douchebag, but he’s actually such a sexist asshole that I would probably punch him in the face if I ever ran into him at a party. Of course, he’s probably too much of a sniveling shitbag to speak as boisterously in person as he does online.