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Sunday, October 19, 2008

“Dudes for Sarah”

posted by on October 19 at 10:06 AM

The New York Times has a front-page piece today about the “Palin Dude” phenomenon—all the fine young men flocking to Palin rallies around the country to cheer their “baby.”

While there are plenty of women, including wives and daughters of male fans, at Ms. Palin’s appearances, they acknowledge they are outnumbered. “This is not a ladies campaign,” declared Linda Teegan at a rally in Weirs Beach, N.H., on Wednesday. She was taking a crowd snapshot. “There seem to be lots and lots of guys here,” she said. “I’d guess 70-30, maybe 65-35, men to women. It’s quite noticeable to me.”

The dudes tend to make themselves noticed. “You tell ’em baby,” a man yelled out at a rally Wednesday night on a high school football field in Salem, N.H.

Of course, Palin appeals to a lot of these guys because, as Anthony pointed out earlier, Palin is no feminist. A lot of the guys turning up at Palin rallies are there to cheer on a powerful woman who wants to use her power to make sure that their woman don’t get too powerful—who wants to make sure that their woman don’t get, say, equal pay for equal work, or get to make their reproductive choices, etc. That’s change—as in “changin’ back”—that “Palin Dudes” can believe in. Not a ladies campaign, indeed.

Anyway, the NYT illustrated their story with this photo of eight bare-chested dudes at a rally with the word “MAVERICK” spelled out on their chests, college-sports-fanatic style. I would like to volunteer to fuck some sense into the dude with the “V” on his chest. Just doin’ my part. That leaves seven Palin dudes in need of good sense-inducing assfuckings, Sloggers. A size queen might to jump on “M” (big hands), and “A” and “E” are bearded and slightly beefy, for Sloggers that are into that sort of thing. Have at ‘em.

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Those are the very same four guys I would have picked out of that line-up, only in reverse order. I almost feel bad for R, I, C and K -- except that I've just taken another look at them and gotten over that. At least C has some potential in that broody, dangerous "I'm a potential serial killer" kind of way.

Posted by whatevernevermind | October 19, 2008 10:21 AM

E is by far the cutest... but then I realize what they're doing and where they're at...


Posted by Travis | October 19, 2008 10:28 AM

These 'mavericks' would have black and blue rings all over their bodies because of the ten foot pole required to touch them.

Posted by E | October 19, 2008 10:29 AM

I was tempted by "C," but I think the odds of "C" having a wad of chewing tobacco in his mouth are pretty high.

Posted by Dan Savage | October 19, 2008 10:35 AM

Gawd, you'd have to be male to even consider fucking those guys. Any woman with any sense would look at those guys and go "Baaaaad neeeeews! Staaaay awaaaay!" Even I couldn't fuck them for Obama.

So after reading that NYT piece this morning, we were out driving to bagels here in Michigan. We were driving behind two guys that looked like good ol' boys, in a huge pick-up truck. And what was on the back bumper? "OBAMA/BIDEN '08." Specifically it was a bumper sticker put out by a union (electrical, I think).

That Joe the Plumber (i.e., Sam the unlicensed hack) must have sent the last union guys firmly into the Obama camp. Anyway, it felt really good to see two guys like that, in a truck like that, openly supporting Obama.

The world has changed, and Obama has helped with that.

Posted by MIchigoose | October 19, 2008 10:36 AM

SLOG whines:

"She looks like the Sunday comics
She thinks she's Brenda Starr
Her nose job is real atomic
All she needs is an old knife scar

Yeah, she's so dull, come on rip her to shreds
She's so dull, come on rip her to shreds

Oh, you know her, "Miss Groupie Supreme"
Yeah, you know her, "Vera Vogue" on parade
Red eye shadow! Green mascara!
Yuck! She's too much"


Posted by John Bailo | October 19, 2008 10:40 AM

I think the last three have the whole thing pretty much summed up... ICK.

Posted by 30-30 | October 19, 2008 10:53 AM

"K" just needs two more of himself.

Posted by sepiolida | October 19, 2008 11:09 AM

You probably could've titled the post, "Dudes with Boners for Sarah".

Posted by Mike in Renton | October 19, 2008 11:26 AM

Dear JB:

your point is obscure. Pls. explain.

Your fellow American,

Posted by PC | October 19, 2008 11:30 AM

i bet all those 'palin dudes' are the kind of guys who would be more than happy to liquor palin up and demonstrate some rape culture. and i seriously doubt you'd want to fuck them dan, they look like the type of guy who'd fuck a guy in the ass and not have the god damned common decency to give him the reach around.

Posted by douglas | October 19, 2008 11:55 AM

Yeah, I get the date rape vibe off some of the guys for sure. The others....not good lays. Maybe OK for gay guys but for me as a woman, I have no confidence that the fuck would be anything but forgettable.

Posted by Heidi | October 19, 2008 12:29 PM

Anyone else notice the older fellow on the lower left oogling the boys while guzzling what appears to be a Michelob?

Posted by Mavericky | October 19, 2008 12:39 PM

i volunteer to mow them all down with a shotgun.

Posted by adrian! | October 19, 2008 12:54 PM

Total Tools!!!

Posted by shizawn | October 19, 2008 1:16 PM

Haha, a couple in the article has a newborn son named Jaxon. WTF kind of white trash name is that?

Isn't that how Buck spells Huck Finn's fake fake name?

Posted by Luke | October 19, 2008 1:31 PM

5 & 12, agreed. Maybe a guy could "pound some sense into them," but no way would I let them near me. First, ew, they're ugly. Second, ew, they're stupid. Third, it'd be that "straight guy, stinking drunk, partially hard, take forever, boring in-and-out" that we all experienced at least once in college and learned fast to avoid.

I guess I'd peg them if it would make a difference.

Posted by Tracy | October 19, 2008 2:58 PM

Your not going to find many takers who don't have dicks. I'm with Tracy. The only thing I'd fuck 'em with is a back-hoe.

Posted by poster girl | October 19, 2008 3:21 PM

Ahh...sweet redemption. I remember how after Palin all us Hillary supporters were blasted, because apparently we were going to mindlessly elect the other female in the race.

yea...aparently it is not the vaginas that are mindless ;)

Posted by Sarah | October 19, 2008 3:55 PM

Had to fix their spelling for them...
See pic

Posted by rain | October 19, 2008 4:18 PM

Someone should make Sarah Palin videos to the soundtrack of "Elvira," by the Oak Ridge Boys.

Giddy up, ba doom bop-a-doom, bop-a-mau-mau

Hi ho Silver, away.

Posted by Amelia | October 19, 2008 7:03 PM

Hey, M's cute (and tall), but then I've always preferred bangs to receding hairlines or farm caps.

C is apparently the love child of Tom Hanks and Robby Benson (with apologies to Hanks).

Guy in the lower right in the technicolor fag sweater is either giving a floppy-fingered wave, or shooting some beat-off video for later.

Posted by rob | October 19, 2008 7:20 PM

A please

Posted by AJ | October 19, 2008 7:51 PM

I'll take on A. I have a thing for redheads and he's short like me, so I wouldn't have to stretch so far.

Posted by steve ward | October 19, 2008 11:40 PM

I cannot in good conscience advocate for the gratification of any of these men. Please, thoughtful Americans: stay away from them, they are bad news.

Posted by Greg | October 20, 2008 1:23 PM

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