"They Want You to Teabag Obama on Twitter"

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By: on 17 Apr 2009

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Please watch the whole thing.

Please watch the whole thing. Please.

vivek:"this is the largest

vivek:"this is the largest grassroots demonstration in history"

kettikili: in HISTORY? REALLY? do they read history, the teabaggers? i bet half of them don't even know the reference

vivek: in all fairness, unless you're teabagging james carville or lance armstrong, there are two bags in play so maybe they double their numbers

kettikili: and i say read, because the boston tea party isn't exactly an american oral tradition-- although maybe it now will become one

one day, grandparents all over the country will talk about how they teabagged the president

"The whole idea here is all

"The whole idea here is all about a revolution, sort of... right?"

and

"Well, who wouldn't want to teabag John McCain? That's all I have to say."

Watching this exchange between Rachel Maddow and Ana Marie Cox actually just made my day.

I was waiting for someone to describe these Tax Day protests as "teabagging," but I honestly can't believe it's caught on to the point where PTR now has a tag for it.

My favourite line comes at the end, in response to Cox's comments on a divide within the GOP: "I actually just heard from standards that we're not allowed to talk about fiscal teabaggers, but thank you for bringing it up."

it's funny and all, but when

it's funny and all, but when you find yourself watching the programme for the news content and completely lose all prurient interest in the term 'teabagging', you start to wonder about yourself.

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