Heh, heh- heh, heh-heh-heh ! Marty, that’s a good one.... OOOPS ! Where did it go ? ? ?
That Marty Golden is such a kidder — BUT — When is he kidding ?
If you missed it, and you don’t know what any of this is all about, that's not accidental....
After a firestorm blew up from the Bay Ridge Dems, State Senator Golden removed “HIS” joke about gays and pot from a Marty Golden social media account — BUT — was it even Marty Golden’s joke in the first place ?
This morning, I saw this very strange story by Ross Barkan in the New York Observer. Barkan’s text started-off like this — “A salty joke a Republican state senator shared about same-sex marriage has drawn the ire of local Democrats.... State Senator Martin Golden, a Brooklyn lawmaker, posted the joke to his personal Facebook page Sunday afternoon and later removed it. A conservative who voted against same-sex marriage in 2011, Mr. Golden’s post appeared to compare the Supreme Court’s narrow decision last month to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide to a vote (taken in certain states earlier this decade) to legalize marijuana....” ( See “State Senator Deletes Joke About Gay Marriage From Facebook Page” by Ross Barkan, 7/6/15,
New York Observer [http://observer.com/2015/07/state-senator-pulls-joke-about-gay-marriage-from-facebook-page/]). Well, that description in no way reflects the actually content or meaning of the so-called "joke." Thankfully, Mr Barkan also quoted the Golden “joke” in his article, as well.
According to Ross B’s report, Golden put this “joke” on his Facebook page: “It all makes sense now. Gay marriage and marijuana being legalized on the same day. Leviticus 20:13 – ‘if a man lays with another man he should be stoned.’ We’ve just been interpreting it wrong all these years....”
BOY, THAT MARTY GOLDEN IS JUST ONE HUGE LAUGH RIOT, ISN’T HE ?
But, there’s no need for those Republicans hungering for political humor and hijinks in Southwest Brooklyn to despair. The funniest thing in Ross Barkan’s article was the photo of State Senator Mary Golden. I swear that State Senator Golden looked more like Krusty the Clown from the Simpsons in that picture than I have ever seen him before — and I have commented about the resemblance between Marty and Krusty in the past from other photos.
JOKES COMPARING THE BIBLICAL STONING OF GAYS WITH GETTING STONED BEFORE HAVING SEX WITH GAYS ISN’T REALLY FUNNY [Unless you're stoned, >>> but be warned, "Reefer Madness" can also lead to same-sex sodomy]The most damaging thing about this “joke” is that there is something in it to offend everybody, whether they are gay rights advocates or fundamentalist interpreters and followers of the bible.
Right now, Marty Golden and his crack staff think that taking the gay “joke” down off Facebook solves their problem — at least they seem content to hunker-down and hope that it all blows over.
No-oh sireeee, Bob ! That ain’t got it by half. Here’s the problem — the quick and enterprising youngsters among the Bay Ridge Dems captured the Facebook image. And guess what ? That image is more than just the words or text of the “joke” attributed to State Senator Golden — it includes some graphic art.... OOOH ! AHHH ! And you know what that means — Marty Golden’s crack State Senate staff had their hand(s) in this.... BOOOO ! HISSSS !
The intrigue even gets a little murkier — a birdie on the GOP side of things strongly suggested to me that State Senator Golden didn’t have a hand in this at all; and that it was all the handiwork of Golden’s staff....
OMG ! Somebody must be pissed-to-shit.
GOLDEN NEEDS TO DO A FULL-MONTY LAYOUT ON THIS — BUT HE WON'TWord is that the Bay Ridge Dems want a full three-hanky apology from Golden. I think Marty will be smoking pot and laying down with a man before he’ll do anything like that.
From my point of view, I just want to know why Marty Golden and his peeps just keep making these kinds of unforced errors — As Charles Dillon Stengel used to say, “Can’t anybody here play this game ?"
In any case, I'm sure SSMG has learned an important lesson about humor in politics, especially "humor" that involves "jokes" about stoning gays.
btw, Marty, did you hear the one about the lynch mob.....