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Project S.M.E.R.C. or Wiping The Smirk Off Smerconish With The Dirty Rag Of Truth #2

Like the War On Christmas, the War on Halloween is another Red State canard. Repeat: IT DON’T EXIST.unclefester.gif Are you listening, Uncle Fester? Sure, it’s not that big of a deal, but if you give these people an inch they’ll take Iraq. Seriously, if you don’t call ‘em on it the next thing you know Santorum is equating it with man-on-my-pet-goat marriage. Check this bulk email invite to Michael Smerconish‘s…wait for it…Un-PC Halloween Party:

A few years ago, a letter came home from one of my kids’ schools saying that for Halloween, please dress the children up like someone from another country.

Huh? A PC Halloween? It’s the October version of a Holiday Tree!

Liberals ruining Halloween with their oversensitive, blame-white-America-first holiday deafeatism? GoDAMN them! EXCEPT…it’s not even true. The only people that are in a War Against Halloween is the Christo-Fascists we call the lunatic fringe and you call The Base, Michael. Look, a quick GOOGLE of “Against Halloween” turns up no discernible liberal animus towards the holiday, but there is PLENTY of Christian wack-jobs convinced that kids dressing up like ghosts and goblins and eating candy plays into the idle hands of THE DEVIL’S PLAYTHING. But wait, there is one listing here for PC Halloween…let’s just click on it…stupid Internet be more faster! There, that worked…well, lookee here, it’s not a Liberal or PC Police site at all, rather it’s FREEPER-friendly right wingnut blog that parrots the Liberal War On Halloween fallacy and to prove its point, it quotes from a story in the Boston Globe that’s ACTUALLY ABOUT CHRISTIAN WACKADOOS AGAINST HALLOWEEN and nowhere in the story in their a single mention of the dreaded Political Correctness boogie man. Michael Smerconish, we demand that you take this one back. And seeing as how we are still waiting on a response to our email of June 13th, we’ll just add it to The List. But one day soon, Michael, we will be bringing this List to you in person.

Previously: ‘The Saddest Part Is That Because Of Guys Like Him, Nobody Even Expects The Truth Anymore

Smerconish Responds:

From: postmaster7@303media.net
Subject: Tivo Alert
Date: November 1, 2006 12:05:47 PM EST
To: REDACTED
Reply-To: newsletter@mastalk.com

Michael is scheduled to return to the NBC Today Show tomorrow (Thursday), morning at 7:10am, while remaining on the air on the Big Talker, 1210AM.

Wadda douche!

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3 Responses to “Project S.M.E.R.C. or Wiping The Smirk Off Smerconish With The Dirty Rag Of Truth #2”

  1. Phawker » Blog Archive » THE MICHAEL SMERCONISH EXPLAINER: Wiping The Smirk Off Mr. Clean With The Dirty Rag Of Truth Says:

    […] As we reported last week, Michael Smerconish is now a regular fixture of the Inquirer’s Sunday Op-Ed page. Bully for him, we’re all for equal time and open debate. But as we have said before, it’s because of guys like Smerconish — Machiavellian talking heads that will say ANYTHING to ensure their butt space in the game muscial chairs that is the TV puditocracy — that people don’t even expect to hear the truth anymore, let along demand it. Mr. Smerconish is a cunning fellow who likes to pass himself off as too guileless to have an agenda. It’s a little cat-and-mouse game he likes to play with the reader. Which is why we are launching the MICHAEL SMERCONISH EXPLAINER wherein we will attempt to explain, line by line and in bold, why Michael Smerconish is wrong to, well, Michael Smerconish. We’ll begin the begin with yesterday’s column, to wit: ‘You’re headstrong,” began a recent e-mail to me. I hoped it meant that I comment with conviction. Or that I’m intelligent. […]

  2. Phawker » Blog Archive » THE MICHAEL SMERCONISH EXPLAINER: Wiping The Smirk Off Mr. Clean With The Dirty Rag Of Truth Says:

    […] think he has his head up his ass most of the time. Sadly, because of guys like Smerconish — Machiavellian media climbers that will say ANYTHING to ensure their butt space in the game of musica… — people don’t even expect to hear the truth anymore, let alone demand it. We’re […]

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    […] think he has his head up his ass most of the time. Sadly, because of guys like Smerconish — Machiavellian media climbers that will say ANYTHING to ensure their butt space in the game of musica… — people don’t even expect to hear the truth anymore, let alone demand it. We’re here […]


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