Thin-Skinned Dems v. Republicans Who Can Laugh At Themselves

How are Democrats like devout Muslims?

Answer: They can’t “take a joke” without wanting to “take you out.”

From the Weekly Standard: “SNL Producer: ‘Republicans Are Easier for Us than Democrats’ – ‘Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny.’

In an interview with Vulture.com, Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaels concedes that mocking Republicans is easier than going after Democrats.

“Republicans are easier for us than Democrats,” says Michaels. “Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny.”

Are there any basic rules for what works and what doesn’t politically?
Republicans are easier for us than Democrats. Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny. But we’re not sitting here every week going, “We’ve really got to do the First Family.” This week, our cold open is about three big stories. We have Piers Morgan interviewing A-Rod, Chris Christie, and Justin Bieber. We’re doing more of that kind of thing than stuff about Benghazi or the new budget agreement. The country has lost interest in it. I can’t tell you why. It’s no less important, but in some way you can’t do health care more than twice, at which point there’s just nothing left. But Jay Pharoah does a really good Obama.

Democratic politics and policies are akin to a humanist religion and doctrine–you can’t speak against them without being labeled a heretic and viciously attacked as an “unbeliever.”

This absolutely makes sense for those who strongly adhere to materialistic macroevolution: The highest man—the one holding the top political office—is god on earth. That’s a story which has been told repeatedly throughout history.

The question of authority is inescapable in every philosophy, and the common end when sovereignty is placed in the hands of men–with no appeal to a transcendent standard to which ALL must bow–is bloodshed.