Wednesday, November 06, 2002

To commemorate the election, I give you: Clever Wordplay Of The Right

What with the GOP's rise to congressional power in the last ten years or so, we have learned not only that Republicans are sophisticated thinkers, but also wordsmiths of the highest order. I give you, then, two of the party of Lincoln's most effortlessly clever bons mots. The first, of course, was a staple of late fall 2000, but I gather from browsing through newsgroups that it has since then become a go-to insult for conservatives to use every day:

Sore Loserman

The other one I turned up recently is, simply, a paragon of incisiveness. Oscar Wilde in his gayest moment couldn't have put it better:


What are your favorite puns of the right?

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