Debate Genius Doesn’t Understand the Concept of the First Amendment

24 Jan

Newt Gingrich is a free speech crusader and a defender of downtrodden academics, business leaders, and ambassadors.  He is willing to sacrifice precious time he’d spend making well-reasoned arguments such as “Obama is a food stamp president” on national television to allow grown adults to clap whenever they damn well please. Do you know what a sacrifice this is for an egotistical blowhard articulate debater like Speaker Ginrich?

He is such an inspiration that I’m going to yell and applaud at inappropriate times during a  movie and I won’t “allow” anyone to ask me to stop. The movie theaters don’t control free speech!

5 Responses to “Debate Genius Doesn’t Understand the Concept of the First Amendment”

  1. ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© 01.24.2012 at 17:06 #

    I think the moderators have a duty to honor Pig Newton’s requests and exclude him from further debates.

  2. Substance McGravitas 01.24.2012 at 21:30 #

    It’s only fair to let the audience sing the Horst Wessel Song.

  3. Big Bad Bald Bastard 01.25.2012 at 16:05 #

    Newt is a stupid person’s idea of a smart person.

    I have to confess, though, that I am enjoying the mutual destruction pact he and Romney seem to have formed. There’s a Shakespearean tragicomedy here… Romneyo and Newtiet?

  4. truculentandunreliable 01.27.2012 at 13:35 #

    I’m actually half-hoping he’s the nominee because I think the debates would be HILAAAAAAAAAAAARIOUS.


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