MAD Magazine’s Banana Republicans

Bryan Young, producer of the disinformation-distributed film Killer At Large, author and blogger, has turned up some MAD Magazine gems for Huffington Post:

The usual gang of idiots over at MAD Magazine have come up with what I think is one of their funniest political spreads over. Hitting newsstands next week will be a “Banana Republican” catalogue and Huffington Post readers get to see it first.

Mad Magazine via Huffington Post

Mad Magazine via Huffington Post

I wonder how the GOP all-stars feel about appearances in MAD Magazine. Do they think it’s an honor to be poked fun at by a magazine that’s been doing it for so long? Do they shrug it off, assuming that only morons and teenagers (and teenage morons) read it?

Or do they get upset that the media is taking yet another easy potshot at their clear lack of sensibility? Can you imagine the kind of mind that would be upset by appearing in MAD Magazine? Personally, I’ll know I’ve made it if I make it into MAD…

[Check out all the great images at Huffington Post]


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3 Comments on "MAD Magazine’s Banana Republicans"

  1. Anarchy Pony | Feb 16, 2012 at 1:11 pm |

    Does anyone have some brain soap?

  2. You must be a boomer.You’re confusing the harmless / funny / corporatized Mad of today with the one that occasionally wrapped edgy, vicious social content in cotton candy to make it “kid-safe” we grew up with.The message here is if even Mad Magazine is taking potshots at you, you are A Safe Target.If one is running for public office, Safe Target is like ‘friend zone” in a dating context; it means LOSER.

  3. Eh, “Banana Republican” is moderately amusing, but the rest isn’t especially witty.

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