Posts Tagged ‘Teabaggers’

Hi. First, let’s just get this out of the way right now: you are stupid.

Now then, let’s take a look at what you’re upset about:

The letterer of the comic, under a deadline crunch, used actual Teaparty protest signs in a panel where Cap and the Falcon were talking about an angry mob of racist lunatics.

Well…heh. Okay, I can see how, if you think your mob is NOT made up of paranoid, angry, ill-informed racist lunatics then that might be somewhat offensive to you.

The writer, Ed Brubaker, and Marvel’s editor in chief Joe Quesada have both apologized and tried to explain that this was a simple goof, not an implied assault on the teaparty people.

But you teaparty people – and yes, I am saying “Teaparty people” because even I stopped laughing at “teabaggers” after a while, though I’m pretty sure you still haven’t bothered to google the term (DO NOT DO AN IMAGE SEARCH!) – were still angry, and went scouring Ed Brubaker’s twitter account for signs of left-leaning sentiments. (more…)