First Democrat Joe Biden made some jokes at our expense. Now the Gay Old Pervs are getting in on the fun. Seems one Ohio Repub is in hot water for comparing a Bald pic of switch-hitter Arlen Spector with an equally Bald pic of Dr. Evil. Quick… what’s funnier than Bald jokes? Cancer jokes!
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio Republican leader is being criticized for a blog post that used a photo of Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, bald from chemotherapy, and one of the hairless Dr. Evil from the “Austin Powers” movies.
The photos drew charges of insensitivity from Tim Burke, the Democratic chairman in Hamilton County… He sent a news release Wednesday with the headline “Republican Party Ridicules Cancer Patient.” Specter has battled Hodgkin’s disease.
[Hamilton County GOP Chairman] Alex Triantafilou …said Burke needed to “lighten up.”
The Republicans have never been big fans of minorities, and Balds are no exception. But, as in many cases, they reached their nadir with former president George W. Bush, who never met a Bald he didn’t immediately proceed to noogie: