Skip to comments.Let’s Tell AP Board: “No Teabag!”
Posted on 01/24/2010 10:00:44 AM PST by jessduntno
Lets Tell AP Board: No Teabag!
Posted by minncon (Profile)
Saturday, January 23rd at 7:23PM EST
AP published a piece by Charles Babington recently in which it used the word teabaggers to describe supporters of the Tea Party movement. As many elsewhere on the web (h/t to Hotair.com) have noted, by using it AP is mainstreaming the obnoxious term. Lets say enough.
Im writing every board member of AP and objecting, and I hope you will join me. Below are some AP board members and contact information ... If you come up with better info, please post...
NOTE: Most of the board members also hold high positions at member news outlets, so our objections may just do double duty.
(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...
Teabagging deniers ...
“I just checked the piece to which Redstate.com linked. The phrase tea party apparently has replaced teabaggers.”
AHA! It worked!
what will they call us next...cokcsuckers
I think that from now on we should start reffering to all media types a Oasskissers.
The more you complain about it, the more they will use that term. It’s just who they are. A better strategy: Start using the term “Teabagged” to describe what happened to the liberals in Massachusetts. One thing about liberals is that they can dish it out, but they can’t take it themselves.
From this day forward, our response to being called “teabaggers” is to politely refer to the Dems as “D-bags”...
please pass it on....
I’ve been calling them the enemedia for years.
a homosexual content word describing scrotum on eyelids whilst engaging in fellatio or oral-anal stimulation....how low have we fallen publicly
I don’t understand why folks are so sensitive about this. The only people that understand the “joke” are a bunch of snickering faggots and the media elite that hang with them. Who cares about them? They are politically unredeemable.
Normal people don’t even know what “teabagging” means in it’s insulting form. It’s really only an insult if you accept the bad guy’s meaning. And the only ones that are so sensitive are political junkies. It seems to me the fags have gotten their goats.
I don’t really care. When I “teabag” or “tea party”, I send teabags to elected representatives. When they teabag, it’s perverted; so it’s kind of their disgusting little problem, not mine.
Absolutely! I would rather be called a "Teabagger" and win elections like Mass than be the one who calls names and loses credibility because I have to resort to bribery and secrecy to advance my agenda!
In addition to the examples already given I would suggest “worthless MFers” to describe the left.
The problem is that the left is given a free pass to describe us any way they desire.
Liberals think that by defining correct English usage, they can control discourse. Wrong. Let them call us what they like.
They call us “teabaggers” just to get a reaction and to piss us off. Typical commie/Alinsky tactics. I’ve grown to accept the term “tea bagger” and refuse to acknowledge the negative connotation. I think we all should accept it. As big a numbers as we have, we can take it. We’re the ones fighting for freedom and liberty, we’re right and we know it!
“I dont understand why folks are so sensitive about this. The only people that understand the joke are a bunch of snickering faggots and the media elite that hang with them.”
Ignoring this kind of snickering ALWAYS makes it worse...taking the high road is not the answer...pointing out the gutter they are standing in is...you don’t get into it, you point DOWN at it...
This is how they work...make it derisive, use a term that makes people curious, make it so that it really mocks deeply, not just lightly...we can ignore it...you know, like they ignored the Tea Parties...how did that work out for THEM?
I don’t beg the Enemy.
Isn’t it crazy that they are “name-calling’, the very voters that they want to woo? I say let them dig their own graves. I hope they keep using the term right up until the 2010 elections.
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