Ann Coulters informed take on Soccer

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  1. CyArob

    CyArob Well-Known Member

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    All I needed to read was the headline. Should have stopped there.
     
  2. bawbie

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    I checked after reading that the first time, and indeed all 4 of my great-grandfathers were born in the US and I've been a die-hard soccer fan since 1994.

    I know it's redundant because it was written by Ann Coulter, but that is seriously one of the stupidest things any human being has ever written.
     
  3. awd4cy

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    LOL, is this a joke? That was the dumbest article I have ever read.
     
  4. NATEizKING

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    It would be funny if she wasn't serious, but no she is just an idiot
     
  5. cyrocksmypants

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    She's got quite a lot of experience with things involving balls.

    Because she has testicles.

    Because she's a dude.
     
  6. 3TrueFans

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    I actually thought I was reading a soccer thread on CF for a minute.
     
  7. MLawrence

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    Ok, I get that some people don't like soccer, that's fine with me. But to tell me that the Customary System is better than Metric System that is where I draw the 2.54 centimeter width line in the sand.
     
  8. Cy$

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    And this is why other countries hate USA. Cuz of stupid dumbasses like her.
     
  9. F5cy

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    Right from the first line the column is awful. Ann apparently didn't think to compare the length of a soccer game to that of any of the other sports that she espouses.

    Waste of time bothering with the rest of it.
     
  10. dmclone

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    I tend to agree with this one

     
  11. Cyclonepride

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    I tire of the media trying to ram soccer down my throat , but that whole article is seriously stupid.
     
  12. 00clone

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    I dislike soccer, and I'm politically conservative, but I don't even have to read that article to tell you that Ann Coulter is a dumb c**t.
     
  13. Cy$

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    i know she's trolling but just some bad points

    Individual achievement is not a big factor in soccer. In a real sport, players fumble passes, throw bricks and drop fly balls — all in front of a crowd. When baseball players strike out, they're standing alone at the plate. But there's also individual glory in home runs, touchdowns and slam-dunks.

    Obviously hasn't watched soccer at all. Yesterday both games had a player basically saving the game (Rodriguez and Julio Cesar). Umm, penalty kicks? They are all alone yesterday. Again, if you are gonna troll, know what you are talking about.


    • You can't use your hands in soccer. (Thus eliminating the danger of having to catch a fly ball.) What sets man apart from the lesser beasts, besides a soul, is that we have opposable thumbs. Our hands can hold things. Here's a great idea: Let's create a game where you're not allowed to use them!
    what does this have to do with anything?

    The prospect of either personal humiliation or major injury is required to count as a sport. Most sports are sublimated warfare. As Lady Thatcher reportedly said after Germany had beaten England in some major soccer game: Don't worry. After all, twice in this century we beat them at their national game.

    Like the Chile PK takers yesterday?
    [video=youtube;PxQJdB-EKwo]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxQJdB-EKwo[/video]
     
  14. GingerNinja

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    It's stupid when people take common events (people watching soccer) and make them political. I'm pretty conservative but whether or not people watch soccer doesn't really affect who they are or their development. I don't even understand how this became an actual article.
     
  15. ribsnwhiskey

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    Coulter gon' coulter.
     
  16. Al_4_State

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    Anyone who thinks the American media is jamming soccer down anyone's throat has an incredibly skewed take on American media.
     
  17. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    If a mod reads, please change thread title to this. Don't know what I was doing.
     
  18. clonedude

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    The next time Ann Coulter says something intelligent, it will be the first time she's said something intelligent.

    How she actually has a following is beyond me. Nobody with a brain would ever listen to anything she had to say. Just the fact that she makes a lot of money says everything you need to know about the state of this country. Probably close to half the people are ignorant idiots.
     
  19. 00clone

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    After reading your gameday posts, I would agree with this assessment.
     

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