Friday, May 08, 2009

"Batshit crazy" doesn't begin to describe this.


They're calling it "Dijongate," and it's one of the most spectacular barometers of absolute deranged clinical insanity you're ever seen. Let's start with the video:



wherein you can hear one Barack Obama asking for mustard thusly:

"You got, like, a spicy mustard or something like that, or a Dijon mustard, something like that?"

Seriously, go back and watch the video again until you're convinced that those were his exact words. I'll wait, because this is important.

Now, let's see how NBC reported it:

"I'm going to have a basic cheddar cheese burger, medium well, with mustard," Obama said. "Do you have spicy mustard? I'll take that."

At which point -- and I am not making this up -- the conspiratorial idiocy began.

And if you've managed to survive this far, well, the comments section here will give you the clearest window into the potential ugliness of the human psyche you're ever likely to see, without actually reading Patrick Ross.

P.S. Even the Star can't quite believe what's happening here.

P.P.S. Read the comments at Kate's place. Seriously. These people are what restraining orders and prescription pharmaceuticals were invented for.

AFTERSNARK: At what point will the residents of Dumbfuckistan start claiming that it was all a joke, just satire, and man, we leftards sure got suckered by that? You know it's coming.

15 comments:

LuLu said...

Blogger William Jacobson, a Cornell law school professor, noted Dijon on a Hell Burger had "a very John Kerry-ish quality about it."As God is my witness, I have no idea where to go with this.

Balbulican said...

It's great. The little lunatic asteroid is drifting further and further away from Planet reality. We pick up their signal once in a while ... "birth certificate"...."mustard" ..."teleprompter" .... "secret Muslim"... but the bursts get more erratic, less comprehensible, as they recede slowly into the great and infinite night.

I particularly liked Kate's set up. Loosely paraphrased:

"Here's a non-story that so patently psychotic that I can't even pretend it matters, but I can still use it if I pretend the Evil Lefties Think It Matters..."

UU4077 said...

Hey, "cheddar" cheese isn't any more American than "dijon" mustard.

BTW - Apparently 90% of the mustard seeds used to make "authentic" Dijon mustard come from Canada. I guess they're actually spouting anti-Canadian and don't even know it.

I know ... I know ... I'm stretching it - just like they are.

Chet Scoville said...

I'm feeling really glad right now that I dropped out of Cornell law way back when.

Chet Scoville said...

"Hey, "cheddar" cheese isn't any more American than "dijon" mustard."

Nobody better tell them that ketchup is Chinese.

Cameron Campbell said...

The star makes a nice point... who exactly is fiddling while rome burns?

Going to conservative blogs lately is like running into the star pupil or the head jock from High School and discovering that they now weigh 400 pounds and have 35 kids, a meth problem and live in a double wide..

Chet Scoville said...

"At what point will the residents of Dumbfuckistan start claiming that it was all a joke, just satire, and man, we leftards sure got suckered by that? You know it's coming."

Actually, the law prof-blogger's been saying more or less that for like a day already.

Ti-Guy said...

Is there one law professor in the Unites States who isn't a retarded asshole?

Chet Scoville said...

Between Reynolds, Althouse, and this guy, one really starts to wonder.

Ti-Guy said...

There doesn't seem to be an equivalent of Osgoode Hall down there, does there?

KEvron said...

i saw no humor in jacobson's piece at all, so he must have been joking....

KEvron

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KEvron said...

perfesser tips his hand:

"So it all gets back to Bush hatred."

he's cribbing from his shrink.

KEvron

Oemissions said...

Ah, those Lefties. Do they eat with their left hand.?
Very wrong.

Cameron Campbell said...

Hey, just for fun, guess who owns Grey Poupon?

Go on..

KRAFT. Makers of such high faluting, foodie fare as Mac and Cheese(now with extra tape worm food), I-Can't-Believe-You-Got-Oil-To-Taste-Like-Peanuts Peanut Butter and well you get the idea.. why, only some kind of elitist, snobby, overly educated person would ever eat foods like this...