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Tuesday, December 13, 2011


As  a fitting follow-up to this exchange with Tux, Hartmann shows us why rats are more highly evolved  than Repubicans.


So, on the empathy scale we have Rats > Insane Clown Posse > Rethugs.

Seems about right.

1 comment:

BadTux said...

When a rat hears another rat in distress, that rat will immediately go to help the rat in distress. Furthermore, if they had a chocolate treat, they'd share that treat with the rat that they helped. The average Republican, on the other hand, will simply sneer and say "get a job, moron!", rather than helping the person in trouble.

Yah, I think your hierarchy is pretty d**n accurate. Rats are more empathetic than Republicans.

- Badtux the Lizard-observin' Penguin