Putin's party launches "straight pride" flag


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#2

Predictably banal and ugly, like so much fascist art.


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Parody version dropping in 3…2…1…


#4

I don’t get the fuss. I see a happy lesbian couple and their kids on the flag and that screams pro-lgbt to me.


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They copied it from a French flag (advocating much the same thing)


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Straight-leg pride? Wearing certain clothes does not make you a specific sex! We discussed this just yesterday in the “Facebook friends icon” topic. Obviously, Putin’s people haven’t read it. They really should try to keep up.


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I’m not trying to Godwin the thread, bit do you think folks had the same point-n-laugh attitude towards Hitler from 1934-1938?


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Hitler-dropping in discussions of bona fide fascism is not Godwinning.

ETA: I think I discovered a new euphemism for pooping.


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Well, there was the Great Dictator, which came out in 1940:

Plus, I seem to remember some Donald Duck as Hitler cartoons as well (from re-runs, not from being around the 30s and 40s)… I’d imagine that’s a more general yes. I bet Punch, for one, had tons of Hitler parody type stuff.


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Picard approves.


#12

Hilter was bad … but at least he killed Hilter.


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Putinistas are as likely as not to regard Boingboing as a decadent liberal cesspool.


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Thank goodness! I was afraid nobody would stand up for us poor straight people! And lookie, they’re white!


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We laugh now, but it won’t be long before this same flag gets raised over the South Carolina state capitol building.


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The french straights still get to have physical closeness, while in the russian straight pride flag, any notion of adult human contact has been murdered by children


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also, the french woman has a trimmer waistline.


#18

Yes, it is curious how they Putin that extra child.


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As a straight man, I was concerned when my temperature was a little high this morning. The thermometer said 99.8. Fortunately, Dr. Putin’s Almanack reassured me that as long as it stayed under 101, I didn’t have the Gay Fever.


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