August 15, 2009 3 Comments
Teabagging, as shown by this video, has the potential to ruin the lives of kid, and it also has the potential to ruin our chances of having an educated debate on health care. The term “teabagging” is slang for the act of a man (teabagg-er) placing his scrotum in the mouth or on, or around the face of another person (teabagg-ee), often in a repeated in-and-out motion. The practice resembles dipping a tea bag into a cup of tea. By now you may be asking yourself what this weird sexual act has in common with health care. The answer is everything.
The media has been struggling to characterize the teabagger movement. Some media outlets are quick to call them all crazy (notably MSNBC), some try to keep an objective stance on them, while other outlets (notably FOX) are happy to promote them as innocent patriotic protesters. Read more of this post