Anti-lockdown protestor has "Sacrifice the Weak" sign

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2020/04/22/anti-lockdown-protestor-has.html

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To think conservatives made the sanctity of life the centerpiece of their political lives

No no, not sanctity of: control over.

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I question the existence of this “vestigial moral credibility” that you mention. Anti-abortion was never about saving babies, it was about controlling women and “punishing sluts.” That doesn’t clash with this.

I hope everyone putting out evil into the world will get it back tenfold. But I also have no faith in a just God. So that’s a conundrum.

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methinks this is a satirical lass, mehopes

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In episode 539 of Projection Theater, every single thing that Palin et al came up with as a parade of horribles about ObamaCare’s “death panels” and disregard for the sanctity of human life is precisely what these people actually believe should be implemented.

ETA:

I thought maybe some of these more ridiculous signs were satirical as well at first, but now I don’t think so for two reasons: first, they are expressing quite literally and directly the messaging Fox/InfoWars/OAN are putting out there, in that the virus is only really killing the people who were on their last legs anyway from some other disease, so the rest of us shouldn’t have to suffer. Second, anybody who has the gumption to troll these people this hard also probably has the sense to realize that going there and standing in a crowd with them is not exactly worth it.

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Do we know it’s not just a typo of “Sacrifice the Week”, a wholesome message for America to use current events to reconsider the unhealthy normalization of 40-hour work weeks?

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“Sacrifice the weak” sounds very Darwinian… I call that progress. :wink:

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Pissed off? Yes.
Surprised? No.

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From Creationists no less!

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It is impossible to tell anymore. We don’t even know if the people drawing swastikas next to Trump’s name are doing so to criticize him or to show their support for him.

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Non-existent “death panels” to prop up the financial viability of a health care program = bad.

Real and widespread deaths to prop up the economy (thereby propping up an incompetent and dishonest president) = good.

Socialism could save lives right now, but they’d rather grandma and little Timmy die than admit it.

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A friend and I were messaging recently, and I mentioned that I used to find this skit quite funny. Now, not so much.

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But what also floats at the beach?

…an inflatable raft!

Soo…if she weighs the same as a raft…she’s made out of wood…and we should BURN HER!!!

One of the most memorable scenes growing up.

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The rank and file have no ideology, apart from “own the libs”.

Their billionaire controllers? That’s another story.

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Don’t forget that the D’s also voted for this:

The JCT analysis found that 80% of the benefit of the bill went to just 43,000 taxpayers each earning over $1 million a year. The average tax break for those 43,000 individuals was $1.6 million, an interesting number when one considers the loudness of the controversy over $1,200 relief checks for everyone else.

From https://taibbi.substack.com/p/the-trickle-up-bailout

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My guess is that you’re right, and the actual protestors let him/her join them because they were too stupid to get that they were being mocked. Note the only one wearing a mask:

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“rebirth of the Tea Party?” when did the Tea Party ever die? It metastasized and took over the entire Republican Party YEARS AGO.

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