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Yet another weird SF fan
 

Sunday, August 14, 2005

That Does It!

Ann Coulter is now my least favorite conservative:

Meanwhile, every time Americans get a gander at these lunatics ranting about the "Great Satan" and the "Zionist entity," we can't believe we're at war with such a comical enemy. No wonder they dream of an afterlife with 72 hot teenage girls. These guys are klutzes. Nerds. Dweebs. In the Las Vegas of life they're at the convention center with the other "Star Trek" fans. Even in Pakistan, Siddique says he is "constantly laughed at & ridiculed."
She's comparing science-fiction fans to terrorists?

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!

1 Comments:

Blogger Francis W. Porretto said...

Trekkies are NOT science-fiction fans, as a rule. Star Trek was a show about watching people watching television ("the bridge"), implausible machine and alien intelligences and societies, and pseudo-adventures where folks in red shirts would occasionally get transformed into crumbly duodecahedrons but Kirk always got the girl, whether he wanted her or not. It offered very little of what makes SF a stimulating and worthwhile genre of fiction.

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