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Deep cover liberal

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A deep cover liberal is someone who pretends to be ultra-conservative with the intended purpose being to discredit conservative political parties or conservatives in general. They act in a way contrary to their own beliefs and often sacrifice their credibility to defend the world against world-renowned nutjobs.

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[edit] Characteristics

Deep cover liberals are often characterized by:

  • Active persecution of minorities.
  • Unquestioning support of former President Bush and/or Reagan and apparent hatred for anyone who disagrees with them.
  • Making suggestions for policy that actively contradict the U.S. Constitution either literally or in intent.

[edit] Alternative theories

Whether or not these people actually exist is an open question. An alternative theory to explain the existence of people like this is related to the existence of Poe's Law — that liberals themselves just can't possibly grasp that alternative views this extreme can seriously exist. Therefore, real wingnuts must be taking the piss, it's the only thing that makes sense. This isn't entirely a fault; anyone with even a modicum of confidence in the goodwill of humanity will have their view threatened by ten seconds in the presence of Ann Coulter. Assuming or theorising that Kool-Aid drinkers are in fact parodists or insincere may just be a way of resolving the cognitive dissonance of wanting to think that everyone is, deep down, a good person while watching Glenn Beck make an ass of himself.

[edit] Suspected DCLs

[edit] See also

[edit] Footnotes

  1. "The S-Word," episode 2.11 of The Boondocks
  2. Because Phelps is a Democrat, Conservapedia said he was a liberal for quite a while.
  3. Brilliant Response to Beck Case, Science Blogs
  4. Of course, as of this writing, it could be a hoax, but it's too funny not to mention.
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