Ann Coulter Writes Crazy Emails, Anticipates Homocon, Is a Great Purim Costume


So, a while ago, it was announced that Ann Coulter had been invited to speak at Homocon 2010 by conservative gay group GOProud, which represents “gay conservatives and their allies.” We had a few questions about this: Why was Ann Coulter invited to speak at something called a “homocon” and we weren’t? What would she talk about? Was this a joke? What about the posters billing her as “the right-wing Judy Garland,” were those a joke? Did she know about them? Ultimately, we made the executive editorial decision not to publish anything about this until there was, you know, something that happened to write about. Now, however, something kind of did happen – Coulter was un-invited from speaking at another, non-gay conservative conference. And so we started looking into it, and it turns out everything about this is hilarious and terrible/AWESOME.

I don’t think I’m alone in wondering sometimes about what hardcore right-wing conservatives are like in their private lives. Are they able to function in the world with that intense a phobia of the vast left-wing conspiracy? What kind of breakfast cereal do they like? With the Daily Caller‘s publication of several personal emails between Ann Coulter and Joseph Farah, editor of WorldNetDaily, we learn the answer: they are pretty much like us, at least in terms of sending electronic communications that they may later regret! Also, sometimes they are petty and snipe at each other in a way that’s so childish it’s almost endearing!

For instance, see Farah on Coulter:

Ultimately, as a matter of principle, it would not make sense for us to have Ann speak to a conference about ‘taking America back’ when she clearly does not recognize that the ideals to be espoused there simply do not include the radical and very ‘unconservative’ agenda represented by GOProud,

and Coulter on Farah:

I will say that [Farah] could give less than two sh-ts about the conservative movement — as demonstrated by his promotion of the birther nonsense (long ago disproved by my newspaper, human events, also sweetness & light, american spectator and national review etc, etc etc). He’s the only allegedly serious conservative pushing the birther thing. For ONE reason: to get hits on his website.

Yeah! You tell ’em, Ann! (PS: Earlier, before these dark times, Ann had emailed Farah saying “I think you’re nuts on the birther thing… [though] I like you otherwise!”)

I’ll be honest, I had thought that the funniest thing possible about Ann Coulter was my dressing up as her for Purim in 2008. But it turns out I was wrong, because intentionally or no, a lot of the stuff she says is really enjoyable to me. “I don’t know why all gays aren’t Republican,” she once said. “I think we have the pro-gay positions, which is anti-crime and for tax cuts. Gays make a lot of money and they’re victims of crime. No, they are! They should be with us.”

Okay! Sign me up! Let’s go to Homocon together Ann Coulter and I’ll watch you eat the cold lunch meats at the buffet in between speaking engagements while you verbally abuse me for being vegan and gay. I’m sold!

Since this is now something we care about, look forward to finding out what she actually says at Homocon 2010, because we’re going to cover it. I hope it’s something about lies or liberal greed!


Sarah Palin again invokes the power of the first amendment where it’s completely irrelevant, as she defends Dr. Laura. Until Dr. Laura is arrested or executed by the government (you know, the people that wrote the constitution), Palin needs to shut her trap. Actually, Palin should just generally shut her trap. Mary Cheney is donating to anti-gay candidates, even though she IS gay, which is weird! And Elisabeth Hasselbeck per ushe finds the most long-winded way of all time to sorta-kinda approve of same-sex marriage. Also, 18 percent of Americans wrongly believe that President Barack Obama is a Muslim, so really, shit just keeps getting better.


Also in Big News, the U.S combat troops are finally being sent home from Iraq!!

This means that MSNBC had to send Rachel Maddow to the zone, and she has never looked quite as sexy as she looks with her hair all messed up and sweaty and her shirt unbuttoned and her face flushed and her sleeves rolled up right? We just thought you might need to recover from thinking so much about Ann Coulter etc. Troops going home! Rachel Maddow is hot!

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  1. I too noticed her hotness last night. I felt sort of guilty for letting her hotness distract me from the content of her coverage, but since the combat troop withdrawal took a REALLY long time by cable news standards, I felt entitled to let my mind wander for a bit.

    • How wrong is it that it’s usually difficult for me to watch her program because I get distracted by her hotness? I find it hard to comprehend what she’s saying sometimes. Does that make me a sexist pig?

    • it was really all i could do to not just make a whole post about rachel maddow’s operation desert style, instead i just put it on the end of this post, to seem ‘smarter’ or ‘more in tune with the issues’ or like ‘i didn’t do it’

  2. Ever since I saw The Princess Bride when I was a little kid, I’ve firmly believed the best insult you could hurl at a person is” “I’ll explain and I’ll use small words so that you’ll be sure to understand, you warthog0faced buffoon.”

    But now I see if you *really* want to wound someone you call them an “allegedly serious conservative.” I mean, OUCH.

  3. i knew it was a momentous occasion, but damn rachel maddow, i couldn’t focus because thats exactly how i imagined her looking if she ever once fixed my car and then i’d bring her lemonade and then she’d thank me and then i’d throw her on the hood and then- sorry, i’ll show my way out now.

  4. 18% of americans still think Obama is a muslim.

    what difference would it make if he was?
    he’d still espouse the same ideals.
    If you share a religion with someone it doesn t mean you have some sort of secret alligiance with radicals, if so every christian would some sort of gun totting misoginistic clan member.
    It really scares me that the word muslim is associated with terorist and it scares me even more that “18% of americans still think Obama is a muslim” is still an issue in this day and age.
    But i guess it is an issue for quite a few americans, so even a website this awesome has to mention it in passing…

    • I think the issue brought up in passing by AS, and I might be totally wrong here, was “Wow, guys, this many people don’t know know a pretty basic fact about our own president?”* as opposed to “It would be an issue if Obama was a Muslim.”

      *Sort of like how there are still people who believe that Obama was born in Kenya.

      • I agree with Maryann.

        Also, it’s worth bringing up not because it should matter, but because 18% of people believe it thanks to an effort from some opposing the President to 1) make them believe it and 2) make them believe that it matters.

        And the unfortunate thing is that in a country where 61% of people (if I just read this right) oppose the Muslim center being built in NYC, there is obviously still a lot of misunderstanding about Islam and odds are that many of the 18% who believe Obama is Muslim probs have strong feelings about him based on that.


    Watched the podcast of TRMS before work this morning and I was distracted all day! I was seriously having a hard time focusing on what Rachel was saying last night. Her hair was perfect and I just LOVE when she is dressed like in real life, not for the teevee. My dream butch—to have and to be. (my wife says it is okay to say that.)

    Just damn.

  6. Okay, so as a gay person who was raised in a conservative Southern Baptist household (which I will get out of ASAP), I think one thing needs to happen before anything else in our country’s politics: everyone should tweakin’ calm down, and stop demonizing the other side. Are we capable of having opposing viewpoints without viewing each other as utterly despicable fiends? It applies to both sides. Juuuust sayin’.

    PS- thank you for bringing an early xmas with those pics of Rachel Maddow! ;]

  7. I was really confused for a couple minutes there when I thought Farrah Fawcett was somehow exchanging insults with Coulter from beyond the grave, then I realized it was just some guy with the last name Farah…it’s been a long day

  8. Could we, like, start a petition to see that Rachel keeps her hair like this always? Because I’m so not down with that flip thing she does while in the studio. I also get distracted by her looks. Like, “oh hey Rachel you’re so hot WHY DO YOU DO THAT TO YOUR HAIR?!”

    • I wish she would have her hair like that all the time. And I think she would if it were up to her. I think that her hair/makeup people and the people at the studio do that with her hair to add to the more feminine looking side of her on the show along with the makeup. She definitely looks more butch with her hair the way she has it out of the studio. I like it way better too. Damn gender and beauty constructs. :( They just don’t get it.

  9. You guys just don’t get it do ya?
    Ann Coulter is going to announce that she is GAY!
    That is what this whole event thing is really all about.

    BUT her real intention is so sinister, its so bizarre, its so insane that no one sees the truth through the fog of politics!

    Ann intends to drive Gay people straight the same way she drove Democrats away from Hillary when she endorsed Mrs. Clinton as the most Conservative candidate in the presidential field.

    And believe me once Gay find out that Ann is one of them they will do anything to distance themselves from her including going straight.

  10. 18% of Americans think Obama is a Muslim. In other news, 18% of Americans don’t know what a Muslim is exactly, but they know they don’t like ’em.

  11. fuck! fuck! fuck! i just realized that the ex once un-ironically read “godless” by ann coulter and really liked it. the signs! why didn’t i see them?

  12. think any of the military types get the irony of a big ol’ dyke playing in their tanks and giving them such stellar coverage and a VOICE for THEIR concerns?

    she asked, and they told.

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