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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Wait, Beauty Pageants Are Too Liberal?

Posted by on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 1:39 PM

National Confidential says that Ginny Meerman has created the Miss Conservative Pageant because in her opinion, regular beauty pageants are “being overtaken by the liberal movement and liberal-thinking people.”

On her personal website, Meerman complains of “being blackballed for my outspoken and unapologetic conservative ideals.” She also brags about being “a descendant” of confederate General Robert E. Lee. Meerman uses the term “OhBlahBlah” to refer to President Obama, and says he is a “toad” that “must go.”...A “press conference style” on stage interview, patriotic outfit, evening wear and photos are listed as the four major elements of the pageant. Bonus “conservapoints” can also be earned by contestants. One way to earn “conservapoints” is through a written essay explaining “Why I Am A Conservative.”

Man, why would anyone ostracize Meeman? She sounds like a barrel of laughs. And I thought beauty pageants were already conservative institutions. Remember when Perez Hilton got his librul agenda all over poor, apolitical Carrie Prejean? All the conservablogs were wagging their fingers at Perez for "politicizing" an event. And everybody knows that when you're accused of "politicizing" an event, it means you're arguing against something conservative.

 

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wingedkat 1
"World peace" is a liberal ideal, after all.
Posted by wingedkat on July 24, 2012 at 1:46 PM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 2
Consevaturd beauty oxymoron. You must have quit school in the second grade to enter.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on July 24, 2012 at 1:50 PM · Report this
mrbarky 3
Extra Conservapoints will be awarded for winking like Caribou Barbie while answering questions at the "press conference" stage interview.
Posted by mrbarky on July 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM · Report this
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Robert E. Lee was an educated and intelligent man. After the Civil War he became president of Washington College (now Washington & Lee University). I'm pretty sure when he had opposing political opinions he made thoughtful arguments rather than resorting to gradeschool level name calling. Something tells me he wouldn't be as proud to have this woman as a descendant as she is to be one.
Posted by moosefan on July 24, 2012 at 1:59 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 5
Conservatives are weird.

They see enemies where there are none.
Posted by Urgutha Forka on July 24, 2012 at 2:03 PM · Report this
6
How dare she demand that a Miss Conservative Pageant winner from Georgia accept the rulings of a national Miss Conservative Pageant authority? A true conservative and descendant of Robert E. Lee would know that states' rights always trump federalism.
Posted by Proteus on July 24, 2012 at 2:04 PM · Report this
7
And straight to a news reader job on Fox.
It's a great idea!
Posted by fairly.unbalanced on July 24, 2012 at 2:07 PM · Report this
--MC 8
She kinda looks -- did you do a Google Image Search for her yet? She kinda looks like David Bowie as the Goblin King.
Posted by --MC on July 24, 2012 at 2:15 PM · Report this
well_now 9
On the up side, I learned a new word: blackballed. At first glance, I thought it was a combination of "blueballed" and "blacklisted". It is not.
Posted by well_now on July 24, 2012 at 2:40 PM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 10
@4 Robert E Lee was an enemy of freedom and a total loser. And he would have lost a beauty pagent as well.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on July 24, 2012 at 3:07 PM · Report this
Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In 11
These days, the only requirement to being a conservative is batshit insanity. If you're not insane, and are a conservative, the only things allowed out of your mouth are "How high?" and "May I use my tongue?"
Posted by Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In on July 24, 2012 at 3:29 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 12
@10,
You're being sarcastic, yes?
Posted by Urgutha Forka on July 24, 2012 at 4:00 PM · Report this
13
Who the fuck is Ginny Meerman and why should any of us care?
Posted by madcap on July 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM · Report this
MarkDallas 14
Question: There are three winners, one of whom is "Ms. Conservative U.S. 2012 Lara Rhea"

Ms? REALLY?

Must be the token moderate candidate.
Posted by MarkDallas on July 25, 2012 at 12:21 AM · Report this
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I love this system...and if y'all are going to bash it and the amazing director and queens...at least get your facts right :D
Posted by Sparklegal4life on July 26, 2012 at 11:20 PM · Report this

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