The Onion didn't waste any time this week in ribbing Chris Kluwe. Only a day after the Vikings announced they were dropping their punter, the sports sections of the comedic newspaper published an article satirizing Kluwe's writings as an advocate for equality in sports.
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Three Republican senators want to curb law enforcement agencies' power to use drones without warrants. SEE ALSO: Andy Driscoll, KFAI host, duped by The Onion's "Drone Flyover" inauguration photo [IMAGE]A bill introduced by Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, Roger Chamberlain, R-Lino Lakes, and Dan Hall, R-Bu ... More >>
Good satire is based on truth, but isn't truthful in and of itself. This is an important distinction to keep in mind lest you end up making the mistake KFAI host Andy Driscoll made yesterday.SEE ALSO: The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozensOn Facebook, D ... More >>
WND, a conservative news site that takes Bradlee Dean's ramblings seriously, named Michele Bachmann its 2012 "Woman of the Year."WND's Taylor Rose cites Bachmann's "extraordinary dedication to America's founding principles and steadfast defense of the Constitution" as reasons she won the award, whic ... More >>
As The Onion's Mike Drucker puts it, 'Oh, fuck, we forgot about Bachmann. I knew there'd be a horror movie hand coming out of the ground to end this election.'TWO MORE YEARS!-- Bachmann is so full of baloney, the AP gave up on fact-checking her-- The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In S ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens-- Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'Over the past couple months, Michele ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens-- Michele Bachmann waves bag of gay-unfriendly Chick-fil-A [VIDEO]-- Michele Bachmann is making shit up in her latest fundraising e-mailDuring an RNC interview with USA Today, Michele Bachmann offered u ... More >>
SEE ALSO: -- Wade Michael Page, Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter: Image circulating [PHOTO]-- The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozensOn Monday, Thomas Caffall opened fire on an officer approaching his College Station, Texas house to serve an eviction notice ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- The Onion stops printing in Twin Cities, closes A.V. Club in four marketsTwin Cities Metro Magazine is shutting down and will publish its last edition this September, according to Hot Dish and Lavender contributor Joy Summers. That information was later confirmed by a Metro freelancer an ... More >>
Today marks the final day of The Onion's local presence in the Twin Cities. Both the print publication of the satirical newspaper, owned by the Pioneer Press, and the companion A.V. Club coverage of local arts and entertainment have closed for financial reasons, according to A.V. Club's Jason Zabel. ... More >>
We really don't know what to think about this, so we'll just put it out there: According to Forbes, The Onion is Minnesota's most influential news site.Minnesota is one of three states to hold that... distinction, the other two being Wisconsin and New Mexico. Nationally, USA Today is the most inf ... More >>
Was Michele Bachmann treated differently from other candidates because she's batshit crazy? That's the provocative question asked in a video by The Onion today.Michele Bachmann was the only woman in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, as well as the only lunatic, which has led some to q ... More >>
Bre McGeeHow wild can the Onion's patio get?The Wild Onion, a bar and restaurant on St. Paul's Grand Avenue known for its collegiate clientele and young women selling booze from ice tubs, has been trying to get a license to serve liquor on its back patio since 2009.
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The title of Michele Bachmann's new autobiography took many observers by surprise.This may be the craziest thing Michele Bachmann has said yet.At the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans over the weekend, Bachmann tried to make in-roads into Barack Obama's most reliable voter base by c ... More >>
The Onion gives Tim Pawlenty a campaign makeover.The rap on Tim Pawlenty is that he's too boring and too nice to run for the White House -- also, he's somewhat of a wimp, it turns out.
But that's all changing. The Onion is reporting that he tried to change up his image by copping the chrome ... More >>