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If we’re PUMAs, then Obamaphiles are…

CHEATahs!
"The Obama CHEATah is a mpredator on Democracy.  Like its predeccesor, the DITTOHEAD, the CHEATah cheats and steals votes in order to win elections.  CHEATahs roam the blogosphere, DNC and mainstream media

(Insert British narrotor voice): "The Obama CHEATah is a malignant predator on Democracy. Like its predeccesor, the DITTOHEAD and Republicans 2000-2008, the CHEATah cheats and steals votes in order to win elections. They also are experts in creating false narratives to hide the flaws of their incompetent, inexperienced and ineligible candidate. CHEATahs roam the blogosphere, DNC and mainstream media.

CHEATahs even have their own teeny-bopper girl group!

The CHEATah Girls, comprised of Senator Claire McCaskill, MADAME Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and DNC Committee Chair Donna Brazile are a triple-threat to Democracy.

The CHEATah Girls, comprised of Senator Claire McCaskill, MADAME Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and DNC Committee Chair Donna Brazile are a triple-threat to Democracy.

UPDATE:  H/T to Delphyne for informing me that the CHEATah boy band sensation driving the O-borg astroturfing, “The CHEAT-o Boyz,” recently made an appearance at Netroots Nation:

Riverdaughter, if you think this is over the top snark, I’ll remove it.

Speaking of CHEATah Girls, Nancy Pelosi gets a bad review by HuffPo’s Kathleen Reardon in her article “What Pelosi Doesn’t Get About Persuasion,”  (link for source info only, please don’t give HuffPo more traffic):

It isn’t as if women don’t have enough stereotypes to deal with but along comes Nancy Pelosi to tell those who supported Hillary Clinton’s nomination that they shouldn’t act like poor sports, taking their marbles and going home, if Hillary Clinton isn’t chosen by Barack Obama to be his running mate. They should be happy with whoever he picks, according to Pelosi, because more important is party unity and beating John McCain.

While I’m right on board with the need to beat John McCain, party unity is a matter of persuasion, not accusations of insubordination. Berating women who are still supporting for vice president a candidate who won half the Democratic presidential nominee votes and, as Barack Obama says, took us all another step further in breaking through the political glass ceiling, is not the way to persuade them or anyone to vote for Obama. It’s counterproductive.

Pelosi should be saying, “Of course supporters of Clinton still hope she’ll be chosen. And why wouldn’t they given the race she ran?” Complimenting those who still harbor this hope and are doing what they can to make it a reality is a more astute step toward Democratic Party unity than spiteful detractions in the form of stereotypes — girls who can’t take the rough and tumble of the big leagues and let their feelings get in the way.

In fact, it’s not only reasonable to have a favorite for vice presidential candidate, I want to know who is on Barack Obama’s short list for secretary of state, secretary of defense, secretary of health and human services, secretary of education, attorney general and so on. This should be part of Obama’s plan to end the secrecy that has characterized George W. Bush’s administration. I want to know what and how these potential presidential advisers think, what they’ve done well, and not so well. Don’t you? And I have some favorites there too. What’s wrong with that?

I’d like to hear a little more from Nancy Pelosi about what the Democrats are going to do for consumers who were made homeless by bad loans. How about some informed commentary on immigration, education, poverty, and avoiding having the war in Afghanistan escalate so much that leaving Iraq becomes an even trade in terms of money spent and lives lost?

If you want to persuade people, you don’t belittle them or their concerns. You don’t lecture them about what they should rather than do think. That’s part of Persuasion 101. If you want to persuade, you don’t tell people that how they feel is ridiculous. Invalidation is not an effective persuasion strategy. Linking what they care about to a preferred course of action is more productive. And most of all, you don’t tell everyone else what they’re doing wrong when your record is less than stellar.

 

Well Kathleen, I’m far beyond persuading, and it’s not just because of the “sexism” and the “massive-haka-astroturfing-paid-bloggers-driving-the-MSM-narrative” meme.  Why is everyone who has an opinion on PUMA thinking that it’s just a “girl thing” or because our feelings are “hurt that our candidate did not win?”

Why aren’t journalists and opinion makers like yourself talking about the DNC and RBC violation of fair reflection as the main reason why REAL Democrats won’t unite under the Precious’ mantle?  THEY CHEATED!!!!  Argh!  When are you going to report that the “presumptious nominee” was selected by vote fraud on May 31st, 2008?   We all saw it on live TV! 

As far as Party Unity goes, well, you know what we think.  Party Unity is DEAD.  Gone.  Kaput.  Pelosi and the CHEATahs can kiss my, er, VOTE goodbye.  Where is it going?  Not sure yet.  It sure won’t go to the CHEATahs who devoured Democracy.  When the DNC decides to live up to its party name and elect a candidate without violating the tenets of Democracy, then maybe we’ll come back to the fold.   So please stop the “girl thing,” will ya?

O/T but important:  Many well wishes to our Texas Conflucians as Hurricane Dolly hits the Texas coastline.  Stay safe & let us know how things are in your area!

68 Responses

  1. LOVE IT! Cheetahs indeed.

    Brava!

  2. sm: too funny. Doesn’t the hairstyle just perfectly fit Claire?

  3. “We all saw it on live TV! ”

    …and some of us saw it live, as in real life. I doubt I’ll ever vote Democrat again until all of those crooks are gone (that includes you two fowler and germond)

  4. MadamB, thank you!

    Parentofed, it was hard to do Donna & Pelosi because I don’t have Photoshop, but Claire matched well.

  5. oh, and SM, that picture is too much. LOVE it!

  6. AMEN Gary, you & Mawm were there LIVE – hey are you guys doing NO WE WON’T radio tonight?

  7. Funny, sm77!

    Madamab, perhaps you can do a singing playlet with the CHEATah sisters and the Cheeto Boyz??

  8. Ha! Delphyne, that is funny! I’ve often thought of doing songs. Maybe this will be the inspiration! 🙂

  9. OMG Delphyne!! The Cheeto BOYZ!!!

    I MUST do an image – be right back!

  10. This is really funny! Thanks, I soooo needed this today! Bad day for pdgrey in Fl. HA.

  11. What a fun post!
    I went to you tube for a Puma vs Cheetah encounter – didn’t really found one. Just this mix with a song that fits us to a T:

  12. Have you guys seen this on No Quarter?

    Obama claims the Banking Committee is “my committee,” but he is not even on it!

    Obama sez:

    “all ur committeez are belong to me”

  13. Obama sounds more and more like Bush every day.

  14. That pic with the three Obama girls is hysterical!

  15. Ok, refresh your pages and check out the boy band sensation, the CHEAT-o BOYZ!

  16. lord gawd RD — if you need graphics please ask!!! I’ll do them for you anytime…but that Cheatah Girl thing is well …errr …funny but….err…..lacking good execution.

  17. madamab–When I saw that headline on the diary over at NQ I thought it was simply being provacative. Wrong! I watched the video, and I am now convinced Obama has gone totally over the edge. Pointing at himself and saying “my committee”? Has anyone clued him in that his every word is being recorded? Scary.

  18. SM,

    I just love the Cheeto boyz! Thanks for a good laugh. I needed that.

  19. Indigo, it’s me – Forgive the Neandrathal-ish image, I don’t have Photoshop – but it satire on a budget.

  20. sm77,

    Nice job.

  21. email me anytime –I didn’t mean to insult –I just love to do snarky photoshop, ask all my friends they’ve been victims!

    — apology accepted???

  22. Indigogrrl, by no means am I offended, I know it’s crappy. And yes, I’ll defintely keep you in mind for the next one!

  23. Cheetohboyz are GREAT!

    SM77 – I can also do image work for you if you need it. 🙂

  24. forgive me…I’m hella grumpy over things today….politics has taken away my usually nice and optimistic attitude…

    I find myself wanting to rip the heads of Obots off on a regular basis…

    they don’t even taste good with ketchup

  25. MadamaB, you are just a Jack of all Trades! Thank you for the offer!

  26. Cheetoboyz…too funny!

  27. Indigo, me too! I can’t even look at a Cheetos bag at the grocery store without wincing.

  28. LOL….great post.

    I don’t know if any of you have done any research into the puma and the folklore and characteristics around it, but I hope you will read this post I did about puma’s and just how appropriate a mascot it is for the P.U.M.A. movement.

    Mountain Sage

  29. I’m having problems with my internet connection today. There are some new anti-Obama adverts about. I haven’t looked at them online. How well will the Obama Fan Base be able to stand up to negative ads?

  30. Mountain – there was a post in June I believe where we talked about both North and South Native American symbolism: Leadership, Powerful, Courage, Independent.

  31. sm77 – I love you–really do–sorry again for being a mean ass snark…but I’m going out to dinner right now and will imbibe in mood enhancing liquids and when I return I’ll be my nicer self!

  32. Indigo for the last time, YOU ARE NOT BEING MEAN! I love you! Now go get yourself dinner and bring me back some angel hair pasta.

  33. sm77 – Pelosi is definately wearing a wig – I shaved that %$(_(**#@$^& bald!

    PUMA$ Who Donate Rule!

  34. I just saw that little peep squeak f*ck on the right on MSNBC the other night! I can’t believe RD didn’t kick his booty all over town when she had the chance. It certainly would have saved all of a lot of time, effort and money!

  35. Carol – LOLOL!!!!! She went down to Sally’s Beauty Supply and got herself a Shakira wig. Well, it was on sale!

  36. Sorry -someone fix my post – I meant on the right – Markos!

  37. Carol, on July 23rd, 2008 at 5:04 pm Said: Edit Comment
    I just saw that little peep squeak f*ck on the left on MSNBC the other night! I can’t believe RD didn’t kick his booty all over town when she had the chance. It certainly would have saved all of a lot of time, effort and money!

    Carol Diamonds, I think RD is kicking his booty with this blog, he’s already addressed the “annoying PUMAs” and the “shrieking band of paranoid holdouts.” HAHA!

  38. Carol – hahaha I’m using my Woody Wood Pecker laugh at your comment “peep squeak f*ck”

  39. Carol, fixed the right/left.

  40. sm77 – thanks.

  41. Markos is a little self important shit. Only one other person I have seen interviewed gets on my nerves worse (men) and that is the guy from Rolling Stone, I think his name is Matt. Jesus talk about smug and arrogant.

  42. Hey guys,

    Did anyone receive their Tshirt yet? I ordered two during our big fundraiser and haven’t seen them yet.

  43. Elixir, I think they take about 4-6 weeks for delivery, I hope you get yours soon!

  44. First laugh of the day – and it was from the belly. Thank you, thank you, and thank you!!!!!

    btw, it’s not just “girls”. According to a Dkos commenter answering the what is puma question, it’s “50 hags”.

  45. Sherry, 50 hags??? I want to see them telling Will Bower, PUMA Chieftan Supreme, who is 6′ 6″ a “hag.”

  46. Oh c’mon now! Don’t mix cheetos up in this. That’s like my favorite snack food! I don’t want THEM associated with the “Cult Classics!”

  47. Trist, I’m sorry – it was Delphyne’s fault, she MADE ME DO IT! (scroll up for her comment)

  48. SM-Thanks I really needed a laugh after that last fiasco. Donna has never looked so fly.

    elixir-I haven’t gotten my Hillary t-shirt but my Puma tee came today so I will be stylin’ tomorrow.

  49. Francine is a CHEATah Girl!

    “The Obama CHEATah is a malignant predator on Democracy. Like its predeccesor, the DITTOHEAD and Republicans 2000-2008, the CHEATah cheats and steals votes in order to win elections. They also are experts in creating false narratives to hide the flaws of their incompetent, inexperienced and ineligible candidate. CHEATahs roam the blogosphere, DNC and mainstream media.”

  50. sm-Hysterical! Thanks for the yucks.

  51. So sorry but the Cheatah is too beautiful and elegant an animal to be used to defame Obama and his minions.

    It’s better to call Obama a shit magnet, 17 million flies can’t be wrong!!!

  52. sm–just too funny. thanks for the upper.

  53. Hi….could someone fix the link for my blog in the blogroll? It’s now http://themountainsage.wordpress.com

    I ditched blogspot when they started messing with anti-Obama blogs.

  54. Well!!! the girls are all here..SM just heard you on the radio..i didn’t know you are in Tampa? I thought you were an Pa. or Boson gal…anyway..loved your line about “satire on a budget”…lol

  55. Good evening conflucians. Long time no hear!

  56. MaryBeth, Hi!! I was born and raised in Essex County, Massachusetts, in a town called Lawrence. So not to far off the mark there.

    I’ve lived in Tampa for 8 years now.

    Hey Taggles!!!! Would you like a Cheat-o Boyz or Cheat-ah Girls CD?

  57. Mountain Sage, RiverDaughter should pick up the messge soon, try posting it on the latest thread upstream.

  58. PUMA-SF: Donna B. WISHED she had hair like that!

  59. Thanks to all who listened to the show, thanks to RD for being part of it!

    —Sheri Tag

  60. And mucho thank to Mawm, Gary, and madamab!!!!

    the play was a lot of fun, and the conversation was great!

  61. You guys are the same person commenting under different names. Desperately sad stuff, ‘my friends’.

  62. John McCain, wow, 1.6 million hits in 4 months the same person?

  63. Puleeze….don’t make Donna Brazile look slim! She just doesn’t deserve it!

  64. Pelosi is so out of touch, as she proves daily. One of the prime examples for me is when speaks of HRC supporters wanting her to be Obama’s VP.

    Perhaps many PUMA’s and others do desire such, however, from a personal standpoint, that is the last thing I would wish to see.

    She is far too superior to Obama to play second fiddle to him. He in no way deserves her support, much less her serving as an under-pinning for his disasterous campaign or election.

    All her presence does, in any form, is enhance a situation. She should never enhance the sham, pernicious candidacy of BHO.

    I feel he will truly be unelectable, if the nominee, and do not want HRC associated with his defeat in any way. I intend to do all I can to defeat him, and sadly could not vote for him even if HRC was his running-mate.

  65. LOL sooo great, I Love it. The cheetahs and the cheetah girls priceless.

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