While Glenn Greenwald’s relentless lecturing of anyone who fails to see the world through his civil-libertarian-fundamentalist perspective is irritating beyond belief, his astonishing inability to detect humor takes his annoyingness to a completely new level. Check out this brilliant exchange in the commenting section of this latest blog post in the Guardian titled “Zero Dark Thirty, the CIA and film critics have a very bad evening“.
A reader left the following comment:
No doubt in the midst of uncovering more intellectual dishonesty and hypocrisy in the progressive media, Greenwald took time out to respond to the unsubstantiated and baseless attack on his moral integrity:
Another impertinent commenter, no doubt an Obama acolyte and imperial apologist sought to further tarnish Greenwald’s spotless record, saying:
And Greenwald’s priceless response:
That’s definitely one way of responding to jokes about your lack of humor – incomprehensible double negatives about existent jokes that are not non existent depending on your ability to detect and process something you think someone is writing without humor….
In Greenwaldian speak, this basically means, “sometimes people write funny shit, but I don’t get it”.
Oh, and Glenn, if you’re reading this, don’t post any reviews on ‘Lincoln’ and give the plot away. Everyone likes a surprise ending…
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