Brickbat: Everyone's a Critic

Russian prosecutors have launched a "extremism" investigation of the Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg. They say they have received numerous complaints that an exhibit that includes images of a crucified Ronald McDonald and a crucified Teddy bear insults the religious feelings of those who see those images.

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  • JeremyR||

    If they are serious about stopping this sort of thing, they should pass a law requiring you to mock Mohammed if you mock Jesus

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Seriously. How hard would it be to set up a diorama with Ronald marrying his 9 year old niece Wendy.

  • RBS||

    I like it, it's like a reverse Establishment Clause.

  • Pound. Head. On. Desk.||

    Something like?
    "Congress shall make law disrespecting an establishment of religion, and prohibiting the free exercise thereof."

  • Whiterun Guard||

    They're actually just upset because they only used 2 nails on Ronald, when every knows that the Orthodox view is that 3 were used.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Who is the greater villain? Pontius McCheese or Grimace Iscariot? Before you decide, remember that the Jewish priests ordered Ronald off the twenty pieces of silver menu.

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Now use a Shamrock Shake to explain the holy trinity.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    It is written, "I am the Milk, your Beverage. You shall have no other beverage before Me." To explain how both Milk and Ice Cream can both be the Beverage, in addition to the Holy Green Dye which was visited upon the Happy Meal Gang in the form of a flame broil, it came to be that the Three were actually One. Limited time only.

  • Zeb||

    Milk? Shamrock shake is pure manna. No earthly substances are found in it at all.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Sure, after the Reformation.

  • Way Of The Crane||

    Let he who is without sin cast the first McNugget.

  • db||

    Woe unto him who shall allow the corruption of filth to contact the Holy Nugget. If thou cast a McNugget, dashing it to the ground in blasphemy, shalt thou the heat of seventy times seven deep fryers experience in the depths of the grease sump pit.

  • Ted S.||

    How dare you blaspheme the Burger King of Kings!

  • ||

    Hail Whopper,

    Full of beef
    The flame broil is with thee,
    Broiled art amoungst burgers,
    And broiled is the fruit thy bun,
    Jr. Whopper.

    Holy Whopper,
    Mother of Jr.,
    Flame for us eaters,
    Now, till the dining room closes,

    Order when ready.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Terrible.

  • ||

    Heretic!

  • SugarFree||

    Do not blind yourself with the illusion of man's reason over what lives in your heart. The fool says that Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are different restaurants, but the righteous man knows they are one and the same.

  • Brian from Texas||

    The fool also say the Democrats and Republicans are different political parties, but the righteous also knows they're one and the same.

  • SugarFree||

    Go forth, I say O Wise One, and gather the McNuggets unto you.

  • Pound. Head. On. Desk.||

    I come not to bring peas, but a McDouble!
    Uh, no cheese. With mustard and onions, please.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    There are many drive-thru lanes leading to the one window.

  • SugarFree||

    There are many frialators in my Father's house.

  • waaminn||

    Now there is a dude that seems to know where he is going. Wow.

    www.usa-privacy.tk

  • Brian from Texas||

    Somebody should make a cross with Uncle Sam nailed to it because that's pretty much what's happening to America right now.

  • ||

    Somebody should make a cross with Uncle Sam nailed to it because that's pretty much what's happening to America right now

    Or, better yet, a statue of Uncle Sam nailing the Constitution to a cross.

  • db||

    Should somebody be crying a single tear?

  • ||

    Should somebody be crying a single tear?

    Probably, at least when we see what they intend to replace it with.

  • Zeb||

    Yeah, that would be better. I don't think Uncle Sam really represents what I think the country should be.

  • The Late P Brooks||

    What will they say when they find out about Ronald McHitler?

  • Robert||

    There's a serious issue behind this. In the few parts of the world where "Sticks and stones..." has become firmly established, religious (and other) peace has been maintained by drawing the line exactly there. In other parts of the world, it has to be maintained by keeping that line blurred, to prevent violence by organized groups which could otherwise be offended.

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