File Under “Not Hilarious”: Thinly-Veiled Death Threats

It may seem hilarious to talk about killing the president of the United States of America, but it's not...


It’s never funny to joke about killing the president or wish for his death in a thinly-veiled way. Apparently, some people still aren’t getting the memo. From Gawker:

“There’s a hilarious new meme in the wingnut sectors of the internet: someone’s coined a bumper sticker slogan encouraging people to pray for Barack Obama. But here’s the funny part: it’s really a secret Christian code for “Kill the President!’

Posters to various message boards tell stories of seeing bumper stickers with the message “Pray for Obama—Psalm 109:8” on the highway, only to look up the verse and find, “Let his days be few; and let another take his office.” People — like the commenter “Panama” on, to pick one guy completely at random — think this is “too funny.” The next verse in Psalms is, “Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.”

Read the rest of the yuk-inducing article at Gawker

Umm, F- and a Pelosi Face to this meme.