Alas, very few heeded that warning.
Todd Akin Claims Breastmilk Cures Homosexuality http://t.co/lWhCMxz4 Un-freakin-believable! The GOP writes better satire than the Onion!
— cindyfey (@cindyfey) August 28, 2012
Uh. Except it really is satire. Which they would have known, had they read the tag line right at the top of the page, “The Global Satirical Newspaper of Record.”
Bless their hearts, that didn’t stop Twitter progressives from falling all over themselves in order to attempt to tar all Republicans.
With a spoof.
Todd Akin reveals cure for homosexuality. Republicans are on the cutting-edge of science! http://t.co/AM3YvpIr
— semironic (@semironic) August 28, 2012
— askegg (@askegg) August 28, 2012
Republican leader and now freelance scientist Todd Akin claims that male homosexuality can be cured by female breastmilk @CapehartJ
— Senator Brian Benjamin (@NYSenBenjamin) August 28, 2012
Now he’s a Republican leader, you see. We guess that Twitter user is taking his cues from MSNBC, who recently put up a graphic of Ryan, Romney and Akin, as if they are connected.
— Daryn Guarino (@DarynGuarino) August 28, 2012
— Tim Conrad, APR (@timsbits) August 28, 2012
I LOVE Todd Akin, it's been months I laughed that hard. MORE REPUBLICAN CRAZY SHIT, PLEASE, MORE MORE MORE !! http://t.co/Ntj3FjSC 😀
— Oliver (@hentairules) August 28, 2012
— Not My President (@SOLIDDemocrat) August 28, 2012
Republicans are saying anything ? ?female breastmilk can cure homosexuality- _Todd Akin
— Sidney Shaw (@tiabia32) August 28, 2012
WOW, Republicans just hit a new mark of COO-COONESShttp://t.co/pMCy5vgp
— Allanah Starr (@MissAllanahStar) August 28, 2012
Well, now, see, there's *Science* and then there's *Republican Science*. One of them uses empirical research and… http://t.co/k9Wal98d
— Pete Petersen (@ppetersenjazz) August 28, 2012
Are you voting Republican? ARE YOU PAYING ATTENTION? http://t.co/HqedrF2z
— S'hauni Waterdragon (@WaterPendragon) August 28, 2012
Oh, dear. Non-attention-paying kettle, meet pot.
Female breast milk has 94% chance of curing teh gay, according to that Republican rape guy. Ah right wing Americans http://t.co/ECgHvMnm
— Stephen Paul (@septicstepic) August 28, 2012
Ah, liberals who don’t like that whole reading thing.
— Sarah Eggers ??? (@hidama) August 28, 2012
Indeed. It was reported so much, it made Memeorandum.
— memeorandum (@memeorandum) August 28, 2012
Facts? Who needs pesky facts when trying to falsely smear an entire party?
With a spoof.