Badtux the Snarky Penguin

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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Mid-morning snark attack

This is, of course, a reference to The Gannon Affair, where a gay male prostitute was given a full pass to the White House. About which The Poor Man snarks:

Everyone is still missing the point of the story. The story is not, as nitwits like Howie Kurtz maintain, that people are being mean to someone just because he's conservative. The story is not that Gannon is a hypocrite for promoting an anti-gay agenda. The story is not even that the White House gave such access to a reporter for a dummy news service operating under an assumed name, and may have used him to expose Valerie Plame. This is not the story.

The story is that God exists.

Think about it: what are the chances that a media whore like Gannon would turn out to be an actual whore? It's impossible. It boggles the mind how infinitely unlikely this is. It's like if you found someone pirating CDs, and it turns out he actually had a peg leg and a parrot on his shoulder and sailed around the Caribbean saying "arrrrrr!" and plundering booty. You wouldn't believe it. But there it is: impossible, but true. Impossible truths are miracles, and only God can work miracles. Ergo, God exists. Q.E.D.

So: Who was Gannon f***ing in the White House to get his press credentials? Curious penguins want to know!

- Badtux the Snarky Penguin

Posted by: BadTux / 2/22/2005 01:45:00 PM  


Nice and dark snark. More snark in the usual places. Keep up the fine work. Reach around with a flipper for usual pat on the back. Now get back to work.

Then at the end of the day, paddle off to a nice deserving ice floe for a well deserved rest.
# posted by The Heretik : 23/2/05 8:45 AM  

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