Mar
10
2013

You know, it’s funny: we insist the GOP embrace pop culture…

…and then we cringe when it does.

“No, wait, not the parts that are sh*tty!”

Sorry, guys: like it or not, this is part of the deal.  You want integration into the American gestalt? – Well, guess what.  The Harlem Shake is part of the gestalt.  Be careful what you ask for!

Moe Lane

PS: Seriously, it’s a lot more tolerable if you just accept that it’s happening.

8 Comments

  • acat says:

    The problem isn’t the request that the GOP “embrace pop culture”.
    .
    The problem is the ijit ‘consultants’ don’t know any more about pop culture than the leadership .. so they rely on Google Zeitgeist (http://www.google.com/zeitgeist/) and similar to tell them what’s “trending” …
    .
    .. and thus we have this stupidity.
    .
    Still, it could be worse. Can you imagine “Two Republicans, one {noun}” ?
    .
    Mew

    • BigGator5 says:

      acat is right. I mean, they completely messed up the Harlem Shake here. It’s one thing to do it right and look bad, but its another to completely botch a simple meme.

      • Brian Swisher says:

        If there’s one thing I learned from my time in theatre, it’s “If you’re gonna screw up, screw up with style.
        .
        That said, I have absolutely no idea what a “Harlem Shake” is supposed to look like, assuming that there is a Platonic ideal of a Harlem Shake…

  • Aruges says:

    In their defense, no one looks good doing a “Harlem Shake”.

    • BigGator5 says:

      There is nothing wrong with the Harlem Shake, harmless in fact. If done right, everyone can have a ball. I would also go so far as to say there are worse YouTube memes out there.

      • Aruges says:

        In defense of my earlier defense, “no one looks good doing a Harlem Shake” and that is the point of the Harlem Shake.

  • qixlqatl says:

    They can embrace pop culture, sub culture, high culture or freaking germ cultures for all I care, so long as they embrace the Constitution. Every thing else is window dressing……..

  • xander-drax says:

    this would be even funnier if we took the audio out and replaced it with Gangham style (however thats spelled)

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