So shock. So surprise.
By - ToyVaren
Congratulations, you played yourselves.
"If anybody calls us terrorists, we'll kill them"
Not the brightest terrorists 🤦♂️
My fav is "saving people's lives is exactly what the nazi's would do!"
"Are we the baddies?"
If we're not careful they might storm the Capitol.! ..Oh wait
They would never have the self-awareness to doubt for even one second.
No, those are the people who turned already.
I wish we had a tag for fake headlines. I don’t want to spread misinformation but I still want to laugh at the humor.
I always check the subreddit. This is r/politicalhumor so I hope it's satire. One has to check these days though, right?
It’s a meme. If you look in the lower left there’s a small “imgflip.com” watermark from where it was generated. But still, that’s so small that I could see people mistaking this for legit.
Other than there being a "spokesman" for "MAGA" and the absurd line about killing people, the actual headline itself looks potentially real. I could believe it.
honestly, its likley happened before, just not to the point of being in the news as a headline...
Oh damn you're right. I honestly believed it for a second cause that's pretty much how they are for real.
Mods, we really need this!!
That urge is the difference between you and them lol congrats on having a brain that takes the half second to go *hmm that sounds farfetched, better check their sources*
The thing is, this is exactly how MAGA morons think. It’s so Oniony that it doesn’t even matter if it’s true
I'm not saying they are grounded but, "it doesn't matter if it's true" is a very dangerous place to be in this era of misinformation.
There’s a difference between satire looking real because it’s completely plausible, and misinformation
I agree. There’s is a dangerous and slippery slope of satire suddenly becoming misinformation… especially for a society that won’t fact check.
Y'all-a-ban says what?
Y'all a ban....I like it. Better than gravy seals, but not as good as vanilla Isis.
Yeehadists or Y’all Qaeda
I like “Special” Forces best
Members of the 3rd Motorized Scooter battalion
I like Meal Team Six
The Gravy Seals
I prefer "MAGhAts" myself.
I liked someone calling them y’all queda
Semper Five Guys
"How dare these devil worshipping, traitors compare us patriots to those Taliban/Al-Qaida terrorists!! We'll make them all pay when we water the tree of liberty with their blood, as is the will of our Lord. All glory be to Jesus and Trump!!!!"
-the Trump cult
I’ll take what would a terrorist do for 500 Alex
Somehow not RIP from a rant-induced coronary
Breaking: MAGA cant tell if meme is liberal satire or conservative call to action.
Self-described "Queen of Karensylvania": "Do I forward it? Do I downvote it? I just dont know."
This is legit? Fucking morons
Pretty sure it's not a real BBC article. But it's scarily plausible.
Just checked the BBC site 🤣
No, it's fake. Funny, but fake. While still true...
Its been true since 1850 at least. Anti-lynching, anti-KKK, anti-hate etc laws didnt get made by pulling ideas out of a hat.
Domestic terrorism virtually defines "the South."
And the PNW, where a bunch of Confederates fled to after the Civil War (a fact I was unaware of until just a few months ago).
Do you have a link to an article? I knew we had white supremacists in Idaho’s pan handle… but all of PNW would be news to me.
https://crosscut.com/opinion/2021/07/pnw-confederate-flag-controversies-are-not-new (this one is an opinion piece from a site I’ve never heard of?)
https://crosscut.com/2020/07/confederate-legacy-washington-state (same site, different article)
https://www.historylink.org/File/8538 (“Dixie Raiders” during the civil war)
Of course, these are all really more about the South’s connection to the PNW (which I may be using incorrectly?). It always baffled me why there were white supremacists and confederate flag wavers up there.
Blacks were prohibited from setting in Oregon for the longest time. It has one of the lowest percentage of blacks in the nation.
Ah, yes, I forgot about that, too.
so that explains why Oregon is so otherwise-inexplicably racist outside of Portland
Gotta be from the Onion, NOBODY who breaths air is that stupid.
Im flattered, but no, not the onion. :)
The Onion’s gotten less satirical over the years and more “hey look at this crazy thing that happened, now we’ll put it in a funny light, **we meme to ignore the pain.**”
Trust me, the most recent time I saw an article from the Onion pop up on Reddit, it wasn’t satirical, the title just sounded like the writer of the article showed the article’s contents to their 5-year old kid and said “now think of an title for this”
It's pretty hard to make satire from headlines that SHOULD be satirical, but are true.
This sounds like something they would say in private at least.
No, it's a joke.
Something that these moronic right wing terrorists don’t understand about terrorists like ISIS, is that they don’t think they’re terrorists. They think they are good people doing gods work and the people they’re killing are evil. You are the exact same as them, you are terrorists, and you and incredibly stupid
The stupid irony is strong in these people
This has to be satire, this sounds like an onion article
Do you have a link to this ?
Pro-tip: MAGA is an organization like BLM and Antifa are organizations.
I was pretty sure it was fake , especially with it “coming” from the BBC, I just wanted to double check, I just don’t agree with faking headlines that claim to espouse violence but anyway, BLM I think though is also an organization along with separately being a movement.
I'll grant you this one was a little subtle. It should be a bit more obvious than that.
Breaking: Conservatives argue fake headline in r/politicalhumor must be fake.
Idiots.. all of them
Anyone have a link? I can’t seem to find it.. I am on my phone tho
Definitely fake. Can tell by the photo quality, and well the font.
First time I've seen italics or a serif font on the BBC website for a long while.
That was what I was thinking but wanted to confirm. Thanks for the heads up!
Yeah, but it's not really fake. There just isn't this specific BBC headline. The sentiment is 100% real. And that's the problem.
Breaking: MAGA insists lynching, cross burning, death threats and standing outside polling places with AR-16's "absolutely not" terrorism, but "our heritage."
Giant Peter Dinklage meme:
“Yes, that’s what terrorist means…”
Duh. That's what all the guns are FOR.
What? That’s very unlike them. So much love at a MAGA fest. Just ask, a lot of people will tell you. A lot are talking about how loving they are. Tremendous love.
Thanks, for proving our point
> After rapidly claiming an area the size of New Jersey, MAGA militants are now reportedly suffering setbacks in urban areas due to angry residents armed with milk shakes
>Dozens killed as MAGA rally turns into "who's most racist" brawl
The Onion could not have written it better.
I'll totally sell out. Contact me asap.
Stay tuned for
> I'd rather be a terrorist than a librul
So much division. Our government is loving it. Easier to control if half the people are at each other throat. Now just imagine if we a unite. I guess people are just too stupid and too prideful. Which will be our downfall
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Easy way to beat terrorists: become terrorists first
These are the same people making those "Behead those who say Islam is violent" memes on the internet.
Fake, but definitely almost believable. I could definitely see some militia group wearing MAGA hats say this on live television.
So, the way to combat somebody comparing you to terrorists is to threaten terrorism?
And the TDS continues in this community
#This article is fake
In case anyone thought it was real, I couldn’t find any such article online.
I thought "r/politicalhumor" gave it away but one can never be too careful.
That’s the joke, it’s so realistic that maga followers would believe.
Actually the maghats not knowing what to do was a bonus, i had no idea they were dumb enough to take this sub seriously.
Congratulations on proving the accusations right, bunch of imbeciles
You can tell it's fake as the headline is way sharper than the rest of the image. But, it's definitely something one of them would say.
Funny considering trumpers are WORSE than the Taliban.
Please tell me this is a photoshopped article from The Onion.
I appreciate the compliment but no, its not from the onion.
"Just don't be a dick and go straight to sleep."
Isn’t that something a terrorist would say?
How dare you call us terrorists, *terrorism ensues
Breaking: Madison Cawthorn, who threatened a school board with violence last week, incensed at "terrorist" label.
How to say, “I resemble that, without saying I resemble that!”
They are terrorists
That's exactly what a terrorist would say!
Ah, is this a Pun, OR an Oxymoronic Joke?
I read the bottom line in Achmed the dead terrorist's voice from the Jeff Dunham show.
This isn’t real. Like…tell me this is a photoshop, there are limits to everything, even stupidity…right?
Obviously photoshopped, but funny af
I swear, since 2015 God was replaced with an SNL writer.
Someone look up the word irony for them.
Oh no! I’m scared now! Better do what they say guys!
When is Merica gonna bring democracy to this place? It looks like they have weapons of mass destruction aaaaand religious extremism aaaaand … oil!
These people are too braindead to understand their own irony and hypocrisy
if the shoe fits your inbred ass, then wear it, terrorist!
says the party that is comparing vaccines to the Holocaust.
Those guys are all just nuts.
Ooh, self-own. Those are rare in the wild.
please be the onion
please be the onion