Quote of the Day, Republican Irony Edition

Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, on the anti-contraception campaign right-wingers are currently waging, because the idea of women* having the ability to control their fertility and thus not be quite as subject to the dictates and power of the men around them scares the everloving fuckbubbles out of these people:
"In this country the government doesn't get to tell you or your organization what your religious views are – and they could well be minority views – but the Bill of Rights is designed to protect the minority from the will of the majority," McConnell said on CBS's "Face the Nation."





*clears throat*  I'm sorry, where was I?  Before I started laughing maniacally, I mean?

Mitch, ol' buddy ol' pal, I'm glad you said that - positively giddy! - because I am going to be referring back to this quote every. goddamn. time. some conservative asshat tries to further enshrine/defends the status of Christian dogma in/to the laws of this country (see: the marriage equality debate, personhood amendments).  "You can't do that!  Your very own Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, stood up to say that the Constitution is designed to protect the rights of the minority from the will of the majority!"  I will also quote you every time your party refuses to use the law to actually protect the actual minority from the will of the Christian-supremacists around them (see: violent anti-Muslim protests, the high school atheist who received rape and death threats for suing to have her school's giant prayer banner taken down).  

Oh, and by the way, in what fever dream is Christianity a "minority" needing protected from the will of the majority at this point in this country?  

If they all keep trying to out-hyperbole and out-hypocrite each other like this, we're going to reach some kind of horrible singularity, where it all becomes unstable and dissolves into a vortex of Faux News headlines forever.

Please, Republicans.  Don't entrap us all in a hypocrisy vortex.  That would be terribly rude of you.

*Women are not the only ones who will benefit from the rules around providing hormonal contraception; however, Republicans are not nearly so nuanced in their understanding of gender as to be aware of this, and at its core they are doing this for reasons of misogyny.


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