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.

Glen Beck:

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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:

And another:

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.


These guys rip their shirts off to celebrate tie games?

@Dodgerblue: That photo was not taken today. That photo was taken after a Real Madrid game. Portugal’s game against Ivory Coast is going to be Tuesday at 7 am PDT.

@SanFranLefty: I think that 6-pack abs are overrated. I, by contrast, am packing a whole keg.

Apparently Beck’s never heard of the giant masses of fucktards that light shit on fire here in Columbus whenever the *college* football team wins. At least the World Cup is srs bsns…

Ohyes, they are hot. Mmmmm. Sport is good for something.

Thanks SFL!

Glen you blithering nincompoop, check out the infamous Cleveland “10 cent beer night” and the Chicago “Disco Demolition night” riots before saying something so incredibly asinine. You’re old enough to remember both. Obviously he knows his listeners don’t care about minor nuisances like facts.

When the Bulls were winning, there was quite a lot of shooting guns into the air in Chicago. Oh, right, Obama’s town.

Conservatards are absolutely obsessed with the fear that people are trying to ram things down their throats. What is this thing?

I had to run and look up the word “rape” while reading the paper after the Stillers put the first ring on their finger.

@Promnight: Unperfected mastery of the gag reflex.


One typically assumes it’s a reaction to really, really *wanting* something shoved down their throats. Ditto for continuous discussion of “sneaking things in the back door”… :)


@Tommmcat Still Gets Carly Confused With Meg: Dude! I heard of him first! Been whining about and posting links to pics of him since The Hairy Hamm came on the scene. Neener.

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