Conservatives Declare War on Soccer While We Announce the World Cup Hottie of the Day
As the 2010 World Cup starts today in South Africa, conservative media figures have seized the opportunity to attack Barack Obama, the tournament, and the sport of soccer.
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President Obama’s policies “are the World Cup” of “political thought.” Beck stated, “It doesn’t matter how you try to sell it to us, it doesn’t matter how many celebrities you get, it doesn’t matter how many bars open early, it doesn’t matter how many beer commercials they run, we don’t want the World Cup, we don’t like the World Cup, we don’t like soccer, we want nothing to do with it.” Beck stated that likewise, “the rest of the world likes Barack Obama’s policies, we do not.”
Beck added “those who like the World Cup … they’re the most likely to riot,” commenting that by contrast, “I haven’t seen the baseball riots.”* He later said of soccer, “I hate it so much, probably because the rest of the world likes it so much, and they riot over it, and they continually try to jam it down our throat.”
*Do we need JNOV to remind you of the Philly baseball riots, dipshit?
The Stinque Department of Lady-Bits, however, is seizing on the opportunity of the greatest sports tournament in the world to present the World Cup Hottie of the Day, after the jump.
Cristiano Ronaldo, playing for Portugal, and star of Real Madrid:
More right-wing asshattery, including someone on G. Gordon Liddy’s show talking about how it’s part of the plot to increase the “browning of America” is available through the Media Matters website.