“When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.” - P. J. O’Rourke
“Socialism is great until you run out of someone elses money” Margaret Thatcher
Hopefully. That's why teh homophobes come out screeching about how horrible of a player he is. They are hoping to dissuade other players from being inspired by him because, well golly gosh darn, we can't have them pesky faggots gettin' uppity and thinking they are people now.Does anyone seriously believe that this is going to encourage young guys just starting out to "come out"?
Tucker Case - Tard magnet.
- Colonel Paul YinglingNobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.
Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.
All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
If you wanted to out them as just homophobic then would the best route be proving that he did have a good career? I mean, that way you could actually show they were wrong about their assessment of it, as opposed to simply going "homophobia" as if it were some PC totem of doomThe only reason to bring up his stat line in this context is to denigrate him in some way. Why would people do that in this context?
Last edited by Dr. Chuckles; 04-30-13 at 02:37 PM.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
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