Democratic Convention 2008

Where do the Democrats stand on feathertapping?

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I haven't been impressed by the strength of dissent at this convention, but it's good to see that old fashioned Dada still plays:

The flipside is written in the Cyrillic alphabet, and the pranksters handing these out were calling on Obama to make his position on birdwatching clear.

NEXT: Barrmania!

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  1. This sounds like a good plot for a movie.

  2. Orson Welles

  3. Alfred Hitchcock.

  4. Daphne Du Maurier.

  5. Michael Bay.

  6. Roger Christian.

  7. Dada… during live convention coverage the other night on MSNBC, someone was waving a “bring back Crystal Pepsi” sign in the background.

  8. Poltergeist and The Birds are both being re-made.

    I can haz anti-depressants?

  9. One of the classics:

    http://info.interactivist.net/node/3244

    “From the archives: The best, most appropriate, and mysteriously prophetic comment about the late Ronald Reagan was made by J.G. Ballard in 1967, an innocent time when the idea of a lousy B-movie actors running for political office was still considered an utterly ridiculous idea

    [At the 1980 Republican Convention in San Francisco a copy of the Reagan text, minus its title and the running sideheads, and furnished with the seal of the Republican Party, was distributed by some puckish pro-situationists to the RNC delegates. It was accepted for what it resembled: a psychological position paper on the candidate’s subliminal appeal, commissioned by some maverick think-tank.]

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    WHY I WANT TO F*CK RONALD REAGAN [1967] by JG Ballard [excerpt from “The Atrocity Exhibition” ]

    RONALD REAGAN AND THE CONCEPTUAL AUTO DISASTER. Numerous studies have been conducted upon patients in terminal paresis (GPI), placing Reagan in a series of simulated auto crashes, e.g. multiple pileups, head-on collisions, motorcade attacks (fantasies of Presidential assassinations remained a continuing preoccupation, subject showing a marked polymorphic fixation on windshields and rear trunk assemblies). Powerful erotic fantasies of an anal-sadistic surrounded the image of the Presidential contender.

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    Continues at the link above.

  10. I can haz anti-depressants?

    Just start drinking heavily, because it’s gonna get worse.

  11. My new girlfriend says she is bird watcher…..COOL!!!!!!

  12. Birds—>Poultry—>Breast meat—>what a bunch of sex obsessed perverts.

  13. So, is this supposed to also be a reference to how McCain is an avid bird-watcher, or just random?

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