Shut up, you crybaby conservatives — Dan Savage is the nation’s preeminent authority on bullying and he’ll let you know when you’ve been bullied. No, seriously: in his role as founder of the White House-endorsed “It Gets Better” campaign, he has the textbook definition of bullying at hand, and if he wants to make a “joke” about Sarah Palin getting cancer following her dip at the NRA convention yesterday, he will.

No power differential, no foul. Now shut up, pansy asses.


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  • Rob

    Not against the personal choice (I smoke) but, ew. Chewing tobacco? Not very lady like.
    But hey, it’s easier after the crusade against smokers. Can spit in public sinks and urinals (it seems) but if you’re a smoker? 150 yards from the door. Don’t care how cold it is!

    • DavidKramer

      Not hers, quit listening to moronic lefties. They did not even get the joke they are so droll.

      • Rob

        I know it’s not her crusade. I just saw an opportunity to whine and too kit. It’s an idiot crusade armed with bad science. (Second hand smoke is more deadly than first hand because no filter? Thus all of the people addicted to the smoking sections of businesses breathing in smoke diluted through 1000 cubic feet of air. (Not to say it is NOT harmful but no worse than sitting in a traffic jam)

      • kobrien674

        Jokes don’t usually understand jokes.

        • keyboard jockey

          Some people are better at making jokes than others.

    • descolada9

      I am a smoker as well, but I can’t stand chew. I really hope Sarah is NOT chewing >_<

      • TocksNedlog

        She did it ONE TIME to make a point.
        That is all.

        • Jared Mucha

          She didn’t even use it. She pulled it out said it was todd’s an put it back in her pocket, Never used it,

          • Rob

            Yay! And as a smoker. NEVER START.

        • RogueRose

          Watch her speech.. she didn’t.. she had Todd’s chew in her back pocket and pulled it out as a visual aid. She didn’t even open it. Eeeesh, the things people are willing to believe.

          • Garym

            Not to be too nitpicky but Skoal is a dip, not a chew.

          • KentM

            Then why bring it up

        • descolada9

          Ah, okay. Thanks for the clarification, folks.

        • $23293071

          You are adorable, she didn’t dip.

        • sarahsupporter

          She didn’t even DO it!! It was a prop!!

      • cvmoonshadow

        She said don’t make me do it. And then said Todd was looking for it all morning. It was a prop like the Soda except she only pat it on her hand like a pack of smokes then put it back into her pocket. I was only a visual. Get it?

    • Deacon Blue

      If you bothered to watch the You tube speech you would know that she did not use it, it was her husbands and she used the tin as a stage prop…. sheesh the stupid is rampant tonight

      • descolada9

        Okay, okay, Deacon, I get it, stop hitting me with the broom :*(

    • KentM

      Hey folks she did not chew just pulled a joke and the dweebs went nuts as usual they have the facts wrong.

      • Sarah4Prez

        She did it to tweek the left – and it worked! She lives in their heads rent free!

    • sarahsupporter

      she doesn’t chew, don’t listen to Savage. It was a prop in her speect!!

  • AaronHarrisinAlaska

    See guys, it’s not bullying because it doesn’t fit his adopted definition. So it’s perfectly okay. You know, two wrongs make a right and all that.

    • Ben Bollman

      His adopted definition of bullying also come from the senior editor of Slate, which is totally unbiased.

      • MikeTX62

        You’re being sarcastic, right?? You don’t really see Slate as “unbiased”, do you??!?

  • Steve_J

    He’s just classless.

  • grais

    Why on earth would Dan Savage choose to wake up to Sarah Palin’s voice? Doesn’t seem like a real bright thing to do if he hates her so much.
    Oh, wait…maybe he’s lying about that and he just woke up with a nasty urge to hope she gets cancer, so that he could then spout that nonsense about what bullying really is.
    Good God, if I had to live like he does, I might just take the gaspipe.
    Who is this clown again?

  • AaronHarrisinAlaska

    Oh hey. Look. Webster’s had a different definition

    1. a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.
    2. a man hired to do violence.
    3. a pimp or procurer.

    Here’s what Oxford had to say

    Definition of bully

    noun (plural bullies)
    a person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker.

    verb (bullies, bullying, bullied)
    [with object]
    use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants

    It’s the same no matter where you look. With how Dan has a hang up on conservatives, and uses his hang up as a justification for saying what he does, I’d say the word bully aptly describes him.

    • Garym


    • Thursdaythe12th

      He’s a vile, loathsome creature isn’t he?

    • AMSilver

      Liberals had to change the definition of bullying so that it can only apply to conservatives. They did the same thing with racism. That way they can claim that conservatives are the ones with the power (because liberals are always fighting against the establishment and white priviledge and thousands of years of social heirarchy or somesuch) and therefore the only ones capable of bullying/racism. No matter how much bigger/meaner a gay person is than a religious one, the gay person can never be the bully. Whatever a gay person does/says to a religious person must be defense against bullying because societally the power differential is on the side of the religious person (according to them). They change the definition so it fits for groups (which don’t exist in real life – they get to create them and therefore define them and therefore whatever they say can in some sense be true) instead of for individuals. Dealing with things on an individual level is just too hard, and isn’t something government can do successfully, so stick everyone into groups and liberals can finally manage/fix society.
      Personally, I’d say the Oxford definition is also slightly off. A smaller/weaker person can bully a bigger/stronger one as long as the person being bullied is in a position where they feel they must take the abuse.

      • AaronHarrisinAlaska

        I was also going to quite Wictionary but its changeable by any one. It had the clearest definition though. An act of phisycle, mental, or verbal abuse or coercion perpetually acted against some one or a group.

  • Jack Deth

    Memo to PC protected Dum Bass Savage:

    IT WAS A PROP!!!

    Used specifically to upset the ridiculous sensibilities of just weaned six months olds. And Testosterone challenged creatures like you.


    Sarah Palin claims a brand new empty skull to live inside. Rent free!

    • BoscoBolt

      Yep. Mission accomplished.

    • rinodino

      Yep now only if you righties would take the same advice concerning the First Lady ….. But I doubt it yep mission accomplished 😉

      • Abir Mandal

        What about the first lady (a stretch by any means)?

      • freeinaz

        You mean the First Lady who was responsible for kicking non-insured people out of the hospital she worked at with her best friend Valerie Jarrett?

        • Linda Prince Johnson

          And who had to give up her law license to escape prosecution for taking money not her own??????

      • wwbdinct

        I’ll take the same advice when she’s out of sight and out of mind. Til then, seeing as she has taken on the role of First Mommy, she is fair game! What’s up with that thing that’s living on top of her head?

        • $23293071

          I know, what the hell is that crazy varmint living on Palin’s cranium?

      • Garym

        You mean Moochelle? What about her?

      • Gary Freeman

        Are you talking about the current first lady who visited the original Boston Bombing person of interest in the hospital because she had to make sure her Saudi friends were taken care of?

        • Walter Lawrence

          Moslems take care of one another.

      • tops116

        Well, there’s something you don’t see everyday: rinodino commenting in a Sarah Palin thread. And thinking his own comment was clever? Why, that hardly ever happens.

  • CitizenEgg

    Did Dan Savage ever come out with an opinion on Sully’s gynecological fetish regarding Sarah and the birth of Trig? I always have to think hard to remember who Dan Savage is, and then I remember he’s really just another lefty troll.

    • GaryTheBrave

      I hope he’s not related to Micheal Savage.

      • thetreyman

        you mean Micheal Weiner.

  • Ben Bollman

    So let me get this straight Dan, your definition of bullying comes from Emily Bazelon, the senior editor of Slate, instead of the dictionary? You are a dumbass.

    • freeinaz

      Scum would be more appropriate.

      • TugboatPhil

        Can’t we compromise? How about dumbass scum?

        • waltzingmtilda


          • TugboatPhil

            Now THAT’s compromise!

    • Travis Wolfeil

      If he’d ever get an STD such as AIDS or that deadly strain of meningitis that’s floating around in NYC’s gay community and elsewhere, and a famous conservative like Mark Levin said, “Now seeing the upside of STDs,” there’s no doubt that he’d start crying like a baby. He also didn’t mind playing into the “effeminate gay man” stereotype his liberal ilk love to hate—by making fun of Ben Shapiro’s voice: Again, a gay, “anti-bullying” liberal pretending to “care” about people. Liberals claim it’s “bullying” to say that they sympathize with (or, possibly even support) Islamists and commies, yet, somehow this “doesn’t count.” Since this freak actually licked doorknobs and other objects in Gary Bauer’s campaign office—to infect people with his flu, he’ll obviously die a sad, bigoted, angry man.

  • TugboatPhil

    Well I guess he would be knowledgeable about oral cankers….it was what? Oh, never mind.

  • BlahBlah

    I feel like putting out smokes on his gay ass.

    That’s not bullying, right?

    • GaryTheBrave

      You didn’t repeat it and you’re not in a position of relative strength so no, it;s not bullying.

  • TocksNedlog

    So, his ‘defense’ is “I’m NOT a bully; I’m just a hate-filled, hate-fueled pr*ck.”


  • DeBaliviere

    C’mon Danny boy. Stop taking your A|DS meds. Haven’t you heard they’re made by Monsanto.

  • lillymckim

    I love the fact that since 2007 she still lives “rent free” in his feeble hate-filled mind.

  • stillinthe60s

    Liberalism is a cancer on America and it continues to metastasize as evidenced by this moron’s comments.

  • deejayaz

    Creepy, but that’s how libs roll.

  • John Donovan

    1. a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.
    2. a man hired to do violence.
    3. a pimp or procurer

    see: Dan Savage

    • freeinaz


  • P D

    Who is Dan Savage?

    • P D

      Oh yeah… The guy who screamed at the kids who walked out on his propaganda speech? Am I allowed to say what I would do to him on this site? It would be quite detailed and painful…

      • ozconservative

        Go for it.

    • tops116

      A strong case for abortion.

    • lainer51

      just another typical “liberal” –

      “favoring or permitting freedom of action, especially with respect to matters of personal belief or expression”

      You know, they tolerate the beliefs of EVERYONE (unless you disagree with them).

      Not to worry, they come and they go and are all interchangeable.

  • Tanya Barnes

    This is what the white house endorses? No wonder so many kids are messed up.

  • Tanya Barnes

    Hope my tax dollars didn’t pay for this crap. If so I demand a refund. Bully.

  • SturJen

    Ahhh a new day dawns: An alkie wakes and gets another drink, a chick heads out for her 4th abortion, welfare recipients stand outside a store waiting for the new $500 air Jordyns, some nutjob journalist fakes another ‘poll’ and a lib gets their knickers in a twist about something Sarah Palin said or wrote.
    Just another day in paradise.

    • GaryTheBrave

      A day that ends in Y.

  • huh_monkey

    Gotta remember this is the same @ss [email protected] who called some christian kids names at one of his school programs because they walked out for religious reasons. All he’ll ever be is the faded memory of a bully.


    Of course, the Left does nothing but appreciate and honor blatant hypocrisy.

  • Mark Harnetiaux

    Dan, you’re just an ass. Good thing you rnt an addiction counselor.

  • Frank Schoner

    Do Libtards ever tire of being boring and laughable? Apparently not. Here is my laugh at the tired libtards of America.. hah.. hah.. hah.. I know, pretty sad. They are a joke that has been told so many times you just roll your eyes at this point.

  • Kenneth Berger

    It goes to the point that liberals get to decide what is and isnt proper language. Liberal calling someone “gay” is ok. Conservative calling someone “gay” is not. Progressives are the PC police…that is to police what conservatives are allowed to say,

  • freeinaz

    What a vile human being Dan Savage really is.

    • Kabong30

      So very many of them are. And that’s the thing that is driving me crazy about our current political climate. These people are scumbags and they don’t care about the people they claim to represent as long as the votes and the money continue to flow. They are the ultimate definition of the word hypocrite, but when you call them on it, they are only too happy to destroy the person speaking the truth through whatever means necessary.

  • Matt

    In the minds of libs:

    I hope Sarah Palin dies!: “Not bullying, just free speech.”

    I respect homosexuals as people but believe marriage is between a man and woman: “BULLY, BIGOT, HATE HATE HATE HOMOPHOBE [email protected]@!BDDIU!!!!”

  • PrincessofSnark

    And Libs have the nerve to call conservatives “mean spirited.” Wishing cancer on anyone is about as mean-spritied as you get. Go look in the mirror, Libs, if you truly want to see what’s wrong with this country.

  • Peyton

    Would he be ok with it if we made a gay/aids joke along the same lines?

    • MyrmidoNOT

      …only if you are a deNOcrat… 😉

  • $2687464

    Who the hell is Dan Savage?

    • tops116

      Further proof that talent and charisma are not prerequisites for 15 minutes of fame.

    • blueniner

      Michael Savages brother…LOL……

      • lainer51

        love how you laugh at your own joke.. because no one else will

  • r07a23c

    How did he wake up to Sarah Palin’s voice? Is it a ringtone on his cell?

    • tops116

      They’re starting to hear her voice wherever they go. Clearly, the far left is shell-shocked by Palin.

    • lainer51


  • Green Eyed Lady

    I’m not sure that this Dan Savage (whoever he is) wants to take on Ms Palin. She seems to be very able to take on any bully!

  • Travis Wolfeil

    He also played into the very same gay stereotype that liberals love to hate, by making fun of Ben Shapiro’s voice: He complains about “hateful” conservatives, Evangelicals, etc., yet he hates anyone who disagrees with him. He seriously needs to just fade away into oblivion.

  • MovingToNevada

    Who is Dan Savage?

    • tops116

      Fred and Ben’s far less successful, far more arrogant brother?

  • Slapout

    Remember, this is the man who licked a door knob to try to get someone sick.

  • TVWriter

    I know she’s (trying) to make a joke, but it’s a disgusting one. Chewing tobacco is horrifically bad for you. It ruins lives and it’s not funny.

    • Stephanie Warren

      still doesn’t give him the right to wish she gets cancer.

  • Herman Vogel

    Dan is a complete waste of space. Typical Liberal….can’t argue the FACTS so he using personal attacks. What an A-Hole.

  • Gary Freeman

    Dan Savage, yet another liberal exposed as a hate filled pile of garbage who wishes death of people who don’t chug down the Dem Kool-Aid.

  • godspal53

    Savage, so vicious but if Sarah crosses your path she’ll kick your ass

  • FaithColeridge33

    As gay men age they get very angry and bitter.

    • ozconservative

      Just look at Chris Matthews…..

      • Jerry Camp

        He shoots…he scores!

        • lainer51

          and it didn’t take 22 shots to do it.

    • tops116

      That explains so much about Hollywood.

  • ozconservative

    Just wondering what would happen if Sarah replied “Just woke to see Dan Savages tweet. Now seeing the upside of AIDS.”

  • tops116

    The War on Women continues… again.

  • blueniner

    Scumbag, pervert, pantywaist ,misogynist Savage would get his clock cleaned from Sarah Palin if he met her in a dark alley.

  • jb

    Talk about oral fixations and diseases. Savage has bad STD/VD at the back of his throat….. and people in the know, know why.

  • Billy Bob

    I love it when the Libs get upset with Palin because they realize she is more of a woman than they could ever handle.

  • umkcdds

    this is besides the point, but there is no scientific evidence that chewing tobacco causes oral cancer. i’m an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. trust me.

  • Frustrated Teacher

    I see kids get bullied all the time. I try to do something about it but am limited to sending them to ‘guidance’ where the most useless employees in my school reside (they don’t really WORK). OR they may get sent to ‘mediation’. None of this EVER stops bullying. I had a child bullied repeatedly by a special ed kid (how stupid to bully a teacher’s kid) and it only stopped when the moron left school. Dan’s definition is the kind of PC, CYA definition that doesn’t ever solve a problem. It just gives lazy idiots and excuse to ignore a problem and bullies free reign within its vague limits.

    • RememberSekhmet

      My son did two things that stopped the bullying: He fed one of the bullies a trombone case, and proceeded to grow to six feet at 13

  • $23293071

    The Honey Grifter will sip, but she will not dip.

    Just when you think she can’t get anymore adorable, ssshhheegetsmoreadorable.

  • Jeremy

    Dan Savage is a vile POS.

  • Jeremy

    The only people that Dan Savage appeals too is other far left nutjobs.

  • john mason

    Obama’s White House thinks they have the gays on a long silky string, one the administration can manipulate openly and at will. Be careful, those in the O house. The moment your po

  • john mason

    The moment Obama’s policies do not obey the most recent, most fashionable, and politically correct dictates, you will find yourselves at close proximity with a serious and formidable enemy. Unfortunately, many gays treat their sexual identity as their religion, and all methods, machevallian or otherwise are employed to get their way, once it is clear that there is no serious push back.

  • AMSilver

    So, if we took Savage’s definition seriously, I suppose this means he was *trying* to bully Sarah Palin, and just failing miserably.

    • fedfire

      only if he hit her with his purse!

      • Mark81150

        Bristol could take that weasel.. and God help him if Todd walked in the room, he’d have to run crying and peeing in his pants from the room in front of witnesses… and Todd wouldn’t even have to say a word..

  • MyrmidoNOT

    Nothing like a mouthpiece “with an agenda”…
    given a microphone and a platform.
    The “problem” is…deriding ‘others’ to enhance ‘oneself’…
    (And as john mason implies…it IS their religion.)

    Sorta like the RoP is for “fairness and equality.” 😉

  • Cy

    I’d really love to see the flow chart of which victim groups are more victimized than other groups, because if he wasn’t gay this would be a male bullying a female which is ALWAYS a “power differential” according to liberals no matter how powerful the woman actually is.

    • Rulz

      The other exception, of course, would be a non-white conservative Muslim man. They are the pinnacle of the liberal victimhood ladder.

  • Yonderthehill

    I looked up the definition of “bully” in a dictionary and saw a picture of Dan Savage next to the word for an example. So it must be true.

  • arrow2010

    I’m pretty sure Palin doesn’t dip, she was just making a point. She’s a health nut.

  • Samh09

    How about that? Dan Savage is not only gay, but he is stupid too. Come to think of it, he wanted to take back the word faggot, he should own the word stupid, also .

  • Mark81150

    Another liberal white man.. wishing death on a woman he can’t controll

    funny how the liberal tag exempts them from punishment for being slime, isn’t it?

    imagine how fast a conservative would be fired from a WH position if he wished Pelosi get cancer..

  • oneword

    I see Liberals are still as dumb as ever

  • Walter Lawrence

    Dan Savage has made it clear that he is an ass and enjoys his status.

  • jamesben

    When this disgusting, perverted h0m0 “checks out” – now that’ll be reason to celebrate.

  • Mr.L

    May the Karma fairy hover over him soon.

  • v1cious

    Chawing tobacco… She’s completed her ascension to full-blown redneck.

    • HWarrior13

      And the problem with that would be …?