kurt_w wrote:You're probably right. I dunno, though, for some reason I never put Bludgeon in the same box as, say, Flanders. Flanders seems to know that he's just retailing propaganda. But Bludgeon somehow always seems to sincerely believe his own nonsense.
I'm not sure why but I always had the impression that Bludgeon was a Republican staffer. He's intelligent and eloquent and has all of the talking points at his fingertips. I guess that's a polite way of calling him a fluffer.
You guys seem to have a fondness for Flanders, I suspect largely due to his longevity. I admit that Flanders' dedication is admirable, but his repeated attacks on women and minorities make him a far more sinister figure than Bludgeon, in my mind. I don't recall Bludgeon ridiculing African American leaders, nor suggesting that Muslims are somehow inferior humans. He doesn't post unflattering pictures of women, essentially demeaning their value as humans by tying it to their physical beauty.
Jason's decision to praise Flanders' contributions perhaps says more about Jason than it does about Flanders.