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Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #260 on: February 20, 2023, 09:26:52 PM »
@Euclid Do you have the politics board on “ignore” ?
Indeed :)

Though I do check it occasionally

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #261 on: February 20, 2023, 10:05:00 PM »
Extremely rare IMO

So basically just a separate thread for the Onion and for the Babylon Bee?

There are political stories that make fun of both sides such as

https://twitter.com/TheBabylonBee/status/1612184755365371904

There are also one-sided stories that aren't complete drivel, such as where there is truth to a claim, but one side will exaggerate while the other downplays it, eg. Hunter Biden. Or when a story mixes random things with politics such as

https://twitter.com/TheBabylonBee/status/1604945683513217025

I'm not a fan of the "counting mail-in votes" conspiracy but I can still laugh. The least humorous posts are the ones attacking one side "orange man bad" style such as

https://twitter.com/TheBabylonBee/status/1626619769498501123
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #262 on: February 20, 2023, 11:35:12 PM »
Indeed :)

Though I do check it occasionally
That would explain a thing or two.

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #263 on: February 20, 2023, 11:46:58 PM »
That would explain a thing or two.
Yup. I have no interest in "political drivel". I follow sports, that's enough rooting for me ;)

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #264 on: February 21, 2023, 12:12:18 PM »
I think we should keep it all here.
Agreed. Otherwise quite a few threads would need a parallel, beginning with DAOTYA.
These headlines are mocking the people, not necessarily their party affiliation.
The Harris one is mocking how she literally speaks, not the party she represents.

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #265 on: February 21, 2023, 12:14:45 PM »
These headlines are mocking the people, not necessarily their party affiliation.
The Harris one is mocking how she literally speaks, not the party she represents.
Hard to make that argument when 90%+ are one-sided, no?
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #266 on: February 21, 2023, 12:19:15 PM »
Hard to make that argument when 90%+ are one-sided, no?
No.

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #267 on: February 21, 2023, 12:21:49 PM »
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #268 on: February 21, 2023, 03:44:14 PM »
No.
Lol. This made me laugh. @CountValentine What can we do if it's true? One side produces many more laughable memes than the other.

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #269 on: February 21, 2023, 03:52:09 PM »
One side
Exhibit A why most of this thread belongs in Politics

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #270 on: February 21, 2023, 03:55:45 PM »
Lol. This made me laugh. @CountValentine What can we do if it's true? One side produces many more laughable memes than the other.
It doesn't matter to me as I visit all forums. I can see someone having Politics on ignore and being annoyed with posts here. The crazy part is many are saying with a straight face they are not political in nature. That is like saying CNN or FOX is not biased. ROFLMAO!!!
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #271 on: February 21, 2023, 04:28:26 PM »
It doesn't matter to me as I visit all forums. I can see someone having Politics on ignore and being annoyed with posts here. The crazy part is many are saying with a straight face they are not political in nature. That is like saying CNN or FOX is not biased. ROFLMAO!!!

The Bee bills themselves as Christian/right wing. It's ridiculous to claim otherwise.

ETA: unlike the onion (or CNN) which don't bill themselves as partisan, but are.

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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #272 on: February 21, 2023, 04:57:34 PM »
The Bee bills themselves as Christian/right wing. It's ridiculous to claim otherwise.
I don't not visit either site. When I seen this, I did visit the bee home page. If someone believes there is not a big political slant, then I have a nice bridge for them.  :)
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #273 on: February 21, 2023, 05:05:38 PM »
I don't not visit either site. When I seen this, I did visit the bee home page. If someone believes there is not a big political slant, then I have a nice bridge for them.  :)
I don't think anyone believes that, but that doesn't mean they don't have plenty of non-partisan humor.
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #274 on: February 21, 2023, 05:22:53 PM »
I don't think anyone believes that, but that doesn't mean they don't have plenty of non-partisan humor.
I did see some non-partisan on the home page but had to look hard.  ;)
Either way it does not affect me.
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Re: Great Onion/Babylon Bee Headlines...
« Reply #276 on: February 23, 2023, 11:14:23 AM »


Oh, dear.
https://www.theonion.com/10-palestinians-dead-after-israeli-raid-reads-headli-1850145998



The Bee bills themselves as Christian/right wing. It's ridiculous to claim otherwise.

ETA: unlike the onion (or CNN) which don't bill themselves as partisan, but are.

Feelings don't care about your facts

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