Even when their writers have complete freedom to reference any conceivable topic, lolcats never come out funny. When these madcap image manipulators start applying the kitten-photo-plus-wacky-misspellings formula to specific subjects, such as the endorsement of Barack Obama, the resultant pictures creak from the strain. At Yes We Can Has, the humor value degenerates exponentially as the captions become more specific. Lolcats prove ill-equipped to address hot-button election issues such as multiculturalism, American-Chilean relations and dental disease. At times, the creators' cluelessness can be amusing: Is Obama really courting the plushie vote? But ultimately, the Yes We Can Has site must disillusion sane Obama supporters, who are forced to acknowledge these giggling ninnies as their peers. It also causes anyone who has ever created something on a computer -- basically, everyone but John McCain -- to feel nagging associative guilt about what the Internet has wrought.
Sometimes I dream that I'm sitting in the back of the defunct Weinermobile as it careens driverless down the highway. At first I thought this was symbolic of the powerlessness I feel in life, but then I realized it's actually the Weinermobile's dream of being able to drive again.
Three years ago, when we were burying my uncle, Cleaver and some gross lady dog (Solstice???) showed up at the cemetery and starting going at it really loudly. It ruined everything and we had to have a "re-do" the next day and it cost a fortune. I've hated him ever since for that.
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