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R-Money, Alpha Male

Posted on | August 22, 2012 | 15 Comments

Kevin Williamson of National Review got all Darwinian about how Mitt Romney is such a dominant beast — a living expression of primal urges — and the funniest thing about it is the reaction (via Memeorandum) from a certain blogger we call Jazzy McPonytail:

You’ll never see a clearer depiction of right wing values, and it’s not a pretty picture.

Lighten up, Charles. Your own beta-male failures are not Mitt’s fault.

UPDATE: Permit me to point out the extreme irony of Charles Johnson’s whiny I’m-so-offended objections to Williamson’s article.

Who does CJ hate worse than anything? Creationists who are skeptical toward evolutionary theory. Yet here is Williamson, taking Darwinism to what is arguably its logical conclusion — the science is settled! — and Johnson rejects it because Williamson’s conclusion is “right wing.”

However, let some fundamentalist invoke the authority of the Creator — as in, “all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator,” etc. — and Johnson would have a conniption about that, too.

Lacking self-awareness, CJ is blind to his own contradictory biases and yet adamantly certain of his own intellectual supremacy.

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools . . .”


15 Responses to “R-Money, Alpha Male”

  1. JPS
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 9:04 pm

    i see the Lizard King is auditioning for the Andrew Sullivan Award in Hyperbole. last i recall The Last True Conservative got hot ‘n bothered by a reference to “redblooded” Republicans. omghomophobic

  2. Rose
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 9:27 pm

    Oh, dammit, I had to go and click into the swamp. I’m almost starting to feel sorry for the guy.

  3. JeffS
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 9:55 pm

    Lacking self-awareness, CJ is blind to his own contradictory biases and yet adamantly certain of his own intellectual supremacy.

    CJ may well be living proof that masturbation eventually leads to blindness and insanity.

  4. Peter Getty
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 10:45 pm

    I read CJ’s post; there wasn’t a word about being offended by the piece. He observed that it read like parody. And there isn’t anything Darwinian, scientific, or even merely empirical in the article, anyway.

  5. Randy_Rager
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 11:23 pm

    Charles Johnson was born a fool, raised a fool, lives as a fool and by all indications will die a fool.

  6. Adjoran
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 12:02 am

    Actually, the damaging habit is repeatedly sniffing one’s own bicycle seat.

    If there were a drinking contest on that idiot’s whines, we’d never sober up.

  7. Peter Getty the Earnest Lib
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 12:29 am

    Quite. You rightwingers are quite excitable and unscientific.

  8. Charles Johnson
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 12:31 am

    Damn you RSM! I am offended you wingnuts even exist.

  9. SDN
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 12:46 am

    I’ve never figured out how Leftards reconcile envy of those who are successful by Darwin’s Theory with belief in it….

  10. Bill54
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 8:07 am

    And the OWs’ers are NOT left-wing? Ha!

  11. Quartermaster
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 8:22 am

    Nah. We’re all centrists here. You moonbats are so far out that even McGovern would seem to be a right wing loon ball to you.

  12. Mike Rogers
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 10:11 am

    Ah yes. Mitt R-Money – neat anagram, huh?
    Plagiarism, or great minds like to twist words the same way?

  13. Charles the Magnificent
    August 23rd, 2012 @ 11:03 am

    Peter, you may continue to post. As for all the others, they are BANNED! Banned from all the interwebs! Banned, I say. Bwahahahahahaha!!!

  14. Bob Belvedere
    August 24th, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    But still just ‘almost’, I hope.

  15. Bob Belvedere
    August 24th, 2012 @ 8:25 am

    Haven’t heard from you in a while – good to see you back.