Cable Anchors, Guests Use Tea Parties as Platform for Frat House Humor

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    For thousands of Americans, Tax Day was a moment to protest what they see as bloated budgets and a pile of debt being passed on to their children.

    For CNN, MSNBC and other media outlets, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to use the word "teabagging" in a sentence.

    Teabagging, for those who don't live in a frat house, refers to a sexual act involving part of the male genitalia and a second person's face or mouth.

    So when the anti-tax "tea party" protests were held Wednesday across the country, cable anchors and guests -- who for weeks had all but ignored the story -- covered the protests by cracking a litany of barely concealed sexual references.

    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper interspersed "teabagging" references with analyst David Gergen's more staid commentary on how Republicans are still "searching for their voice."

    "It's hard to talk when you're teabagging," Cooper explained. Gergen laughed, but Cooper kept a straight face.

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    Without a teleprompter, those anchors would not know what to say. They would become sealybobo without someone telling him what to do.
     
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    the controled media is one big psyop...


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    "It's hard to talk when you're teabagging," Cooper explained.

    Anderson Cooper should know a lot about teabagging! :lol:
     
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    They are almost as pathetic as TM..
     
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    almost?
    arent you giving them more credit than they deserve?
     
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    Speaking of frat house humor, Animal House was an awesome movie. I bet Belushi would have been all over the tea bagging references.
     
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    Crap like this is one of many reasons why Fox News is kicking CNN and MSNBC's asses in the ratings war.
     

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