The use of parody is the most effective when the ridicule is cumulative, when those targeted with comic effect are the very last ones in the room to “get it”. Subtlety and accuracy are also necessary, but the absurdity must be gradual.
xtranormal is a cute little site where you can make your own personalized animated movie. There is also a treasure trove (yeah, that phrase will be forever linked to OBL’s stash of terrorist intel.) of cute video’s over at youtube where liberals are made fun off, for the amusement of the rest of us, their latest creation:
OK, who does not know somebody exactly like this woman? Living in the land of the heathen, the S.F. Bay Area, I got more than a handful of friends like this, most could watch the whole video without the slightest clue that they are being punked. xtranormal does a nice job because all the tells are revealed. You got the selective memory, the revisionist history, the key catch phrases (Halliburton) and even the folded arms at the end like ,”Why aren’t you smart enough to see how His Awesomeness has saved humanity”.
There is a series of them over there at youtube, check some of them out. Not only are they cathartic, further grounding you in your convictions and beliefs, but if lunacy is ever to be exposed, it has to be revealed. Me, I just like laughing at them, it helps a bit as I’m stuck in the back seat of the Obama wagon, barreling towards the cliff.