Friday Funnies: Statue of Go Away

Statue of Go Away

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Why is Bruce Vilanch coming out of that xenophobic cardboard box?

  • WTF||

    It's a cake. He's coming out of a cake.

  • Anomalous||

    Isn't it a bit late for him to be coming out?

  • ||

    Chris Christie toga party!

  • db||

    It's a well-known artistic device known as foreshadowing, and you'd know that if you'd attended at least 1/4 as much art school.as.Payne.

  • Rich||

    "Drawing 102: Avoiding egregious mistakes in perspective"

  • Swiss Servator, Alles Klar||

    Gah! Thanks for that.... guess I can skip breakfast now.

  • ||

    Alt text for podium:

    "Han ma boo-kee, keelee ka-lya dooka. Wadja da boolya ra Moy ka cheesa crispa Greedo?"

    In original Huttese for added effect.

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    "I'm hungry, I guess I'll heat up one of the frozen space pilots in the freezer."

  • Cap'n Krunch||

    If you heat one up in the freezer it won't be a freezer anymore, it will be an oven.

  • ||

    "Losers". I laughed. I think that's a first!

  • gaijin||

    Alfred Hitchock presents...The Wrong Man

  • Restoras||

    Worst ever.

  • Swiss Servator, Alles Klar||

    Ah, a comment that always applies to Friday Funnies. Timeless.

  • Restoras||

    No, really LTC I do think this is the worst ever.

    It's a new low. I hope Payne is ashamed.

  • Swiss Servator, Alles Klar||

    Payne, feel shame? He would have committed seppuku long ago if he could feel shame.

  • WTF||

    NEEDZ MOAR LABELZ!!1!!!

  • Swiss Servator, Alles Klar||

    Always, WTF, always.

  • DJF||

    The "Statue of Liberty" is actually Liberty Enlightening the World, not Liberty Inviting the World as some think. And the statue was put up in honor of the US getting independence and the right to run its own affairs including who gets to enter and become citizens.

    The horrible poem "New Colossus" was not put on the base of the statue until 17 years after it was dedicated

  • Almanian!||

    cool story, bro

  • Heroic Mulatto||

    By "independence" you mean "The victory of of the Union and the abolition of slavery", of course.

  • DJF||

    But the idea did not gain traction until the 1876 centennial when money was raised for the statue

  • PACW||

    Thank you! I sometimes feel like lone voice in wilderness telling people that liberty and immigration are different concepts.

  • Will4Freedom||

    Lisa Simpson has really let herself go. All overweight and tarnished. Shame.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Green is the new yellow.

  • Bee Tagger||

    Nice, I believe what Payne is going for here is a Ghostbusters 1 & 2 mash-up. In a twist ending, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man goads the recently-animated Statue of Liberty off of her perch only to replace her without anyone noticing.

  • DontShootMe||

    Maybe it's what the spawn of Lady Liberty and the Stay Puff Marshmallow man looks like, all grown up

  • Almanian!||

    I don't get it.

    Awful. Therefore, perfect.

    Happy fucking Friday, Reasonoids.

  • Restoras||

    This really does describe every single goddam Friday "Funny".

  • wareagle||

    one thing that could, but probably won't, come from the border thing is a sense of perspective. Americans toss out words like poverty, need, and income inequality with no idea what they mean. Central America is home to grinding poverty and near-zero opportunity. Doesn't mean it's up the US to be the global halfway house but perhaps folks bitching about the 1% or how Hobby Lobby is restricting "access" to birth control should take off the blinders.

  • Mr. Soul||

    The thing with war-on-women types is that words bounce of 'em like bullets off Superman. You cannot seriously believe they will consider the illogic of their positions in light of real affliction. If anything, they will find a way to use this as validation for their intifada.

  • Ted S.||

    The podium should read, "Get your stinking paws off of me, you dirty ape!"

  • Rich||

    "Damn you all to hell!"

  • Slammer||

    The podium is surrounded by giant piles of hair. And the largest flies I've ever seen. Kinda cool.

  • Rich||

    Well, Payne *does* strive for accuracy.

  • waffles||

    Brilliant and therefore, terrible.

    scratch that, reverse it.

  • Swiss Servator, Alles Klar||

    terribly brilliant?!

  • Restoras||

    Brilliantly terrible?

  • Swiss Servator, Alles Klar||

    ^this^

  • Azathoth!!||

    "I lift my lamp beside the golden door

    --so why don't you use the damned thing instead of climbing thru windows, over walls, and sneaking in thru the back yard?"

  • Rich||

    You *do* realize that "the golden door" is poet-speak for "the stinking desert"?

  • Restoras||

    Does all that really just mean 'anal'?

  • Lord Humungus||

    her...de...durr

  • SugarFree||

    Some people see a flood of unodcumented children crossing our border. I see thousands of tiny hands perfect for assembly work in factories.

    Keep the children, deport the mothers.

  • Christophe||

    SF/Warty 2016!

  • Hawk Spitui||

    Well, if America really needs an Immigration Queen.... I nominate Nick Gillespie!

  • Restoras||

    No way. Shika all the way.

  • Hawk Spitui||

    Harrumph! Point taken....

  • jmomls||

    Why are we beholden to an inscription on a statue given to us by the French?

  • Acosmist||

    As if we're not welcoming them in with open arms, EBT cards, and all the free healthcare someone with an actual job can pay for.

    The only open borders country in the history of the world. What a bunch of idiots we are.

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