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September 02, 2008
WEsistance Challenge: Operation WE Demand
Posted by Harvey at 11:20 AM | View blog reactions | Comments (5)

I declare Operation Rumor Has It a success.

Or at least fun.

Now it's time for:


The Premise: This was inspired by the most offensively petulant display of childish foot-stamping and breath-holding ever produced by someone who wasn't 5 and standing in the checkout lane with one hand on a Snickers bar - this WEtard commercial [hat tip - DamnCat]:

Please note the irony of deriding smokestacks that emit no soot as not being "clean".

Anyway, if WE can get whatever WE want by simply wishing really hard while glaring peevishly into a camera, why stop with the merely-precluded-by-the-laws-of-physics desire for perpetual motion machines and decreasing entropy?

WE need to demand MORE!

Suggested format:

1) Brief mention of your love of WE.

2) Make some outrageous, yet only MARGINALLY insane (for a WEtard) demand. Try to walk the fine line between enthusiastic and demented, while leaning towards the vaguely plausible.

3) Sign off with some cliche lefty slogan and your hippie alias.

Feel free to leave in a few typos and misspellings, just for flavor.

Sample letter:

Dear WE,

I ***LOVE*** your WE DEMAND commercial! Warming deniers really needed to see what kind of non-violent, non-verbal disapproval they're in for it they don't give us what we want!

But I thnk we need to demand more. And this one is brilliant because it's like judo because we pretend to give them what they want but we're really getting what WE want. I noticed in the video that there's no clouds of black smoke coming from the smokestacks. This might make people think that fosil fuels are CLEAN! So let's demand that that they remove smokestack scrubbers! The only way to make people see the damage we're doing to our fragile planet is to let the deniers SEE smokestacks belching thick clouds of ash, soot, and sulfury gasses like a man-made volcano.

Let's see them deny THAT!

By Any Means Necesary
Robert "Rainphish" Guevera

As before, you don't HAVE to be a member of WE to participate in Operation Rumor Has it, but if you ARE signed up, it puts pressure on them to take you seriously, and there's nothing more pathetically funny than a conflicted liberal.

After you leave your suggestion with WE, send a copy of it to me at wesistance@gmail.com. If I find your entry to be brief, subtle, and at least moderately amusing, I'll post it at IMAO so that others may enjoy it also.

BONUS LINKS (as requested by slapout):
Hippie Chick Name Generator
Hippie Dude Name Generator

Rating: 2.1/5 (21 votes cast)

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