Incendiary Image of the Day: Revenge of the PC Edition

This image has been around for a while. But then so have I and not a lot of people know that (to quote Alfie). Anyway, I caught sight of PC’s gun trump for the first time yesterday and it made me LOL. Now I know that the only thing less funny than dissecting a joke is Adam Sandler. But analyzing this image from the firearms perspective reveals its appeal to anti and pro-gun folk. Think of it this way . . . .

MAC users are generally considered (at least by themselves) as intellectuals. The intellectuals amongst the media (i.e. all of them) consider intellectuals liberals. So the PC guy is a conservative who can’t win a rational argument with the MAC and resorts to a gun. This amuses liberal anti-gun folks.

Of course, the liberal media tend to use MACs, which puts them (metaphorically) at the business end of a gun. Which amuses conservative, pro-gun types. Who probably find the MAC guy insufferable even if they use a MAC. And I bet they really enjoyed that Bruce Willis movie where MAC was the wimpy sidekick.

So what’s incendiary about any of that? It’s an image of brandishing, with a hint of psycho killer thrown in for good measure. People without a sense of humor are likely to be disturbed and offended. Which makes it even funnier, if you ask me.

comments

  1. avatar RB211 says:

    I guess I’m smarter than a liberal then. I use Linux. Mac is the new Windows. I didn’t think it was possible to bloat up a variant of BSD, but the folks at apple proved me wrong.

    Yea, it’s off the subject, but I couldn’t pass on an opportunity to make fun of Windows and Mac at the same time.

  2. avatar JOE MATAFOME says:

    It’s about time that the PC guy stands up to the Mac nerd. The PC guy better hope that Mr. Mac Nerd doesn’t pull a out Mac-10 . LMAO

  3. avatar John says:

    it is a funny picture just because it has been photoshopped really well!

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