“His Manly Characteristic”

If you can stomach it, Media Matters has a look back at the fawning coverage of Commander Codpiece’s “Mission Accomplished” flight-deck moment. It includes this gem from G. Gordon Liddy:

MATTHEWS: What do you make of this broadside against the USS Abraham Lincoln and its chief visitor last week?

LIDDY: Well, I — in the first place, I think it’s envy. I mean, after all, Al Gore had to go get some woman to tell him how to be a man. And here comes George Bush. You know, he’s in his flight suit, he’s striding across the deck, and he’s wearing his parachute harness, you know — and I’ve worn those because I parachute — and it makes the best of his manly characteristic. You go run those — run that stuff again of him walking across there with the parachute. He has just won every woman’s vote in the United States of America. You know, all those women who say size doesn’t count — they’re all liars. Check that out. I hope the Democrats keep ratting on him and all of this stuff so that they keep showing that tape.

Remember, folks: Clenis bad, Manly Characteristic good.

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18 comments for ““His Manly Characteristic”

  1. Molly
    April 28, 2006 at 11:51 am


  2. geoduck2
    April 28, 2006 at 11:53 am

    I really can’t stomach this.

    yuck, yuck, yuck.

  3. Norah
    April 28, 2006 at 11:56 am

    “Manly Characteristic”??

    Eeeeeeechh. I don’t know what’s worse, G. Gordon Liddy checking out Bush’s package or the moniker he came up with for it.

  4. ginmar
    April 28, 2006 at 12:02 pm

    Manly—Oh, my fucking God.

  5. evil_fizz
    April 28, 2006 at 12:02 pm

    Wow, misogyny and W’s penis all in one quote. Good thing I didn’t want lunch…

  6. ginmar
    April 28, 2006 at 12:04 pm

    Oh, Christ, the p-word uttered in the same sentence as….Oh, God, I cannot live.

  7. Marian
    April 28, 2006 at 12:09 pm

    I don’t want to know why G. Gordon Liddy was looking in the first place…..? :-)

  8. Dianne
    April 28, 2006 at 12:37 pm

    Could you see Georgie’s “manly characteristic” in that flight suit? I must have missed it…it’s not exactly obvious even with, er, enhancing attachments. Maybe that’s why he’s so worried about whether his…missles…are bigger than Iran’s.

  9. Sophist
    April 28, 2006 at 12:46 pm

    He has just won every woman’s vote in the United States of America.

    My, what a high opinion of women you have.

  10. April 28, 2006 at 1:10 pm


    Check that out.

    “Check the penis of GWB out”.

    Well, whatever suits your fancy, but no thanks.

  11. April 28, 2006 at 5:06 pm

    Ew. Just, ew. If there’s anything I don’t need to think about, it’s Bush’s ‘manly characteristic’. I’d prefer to believe he’s built like a Ken doll underneath it all, thank you very much.

    I’m gonna go yak now.

  12. Magis
    April 28, 2006 at 6:12 pm

    So, now you know difference between manly men and womanly women. A manly man only takes one stocking for um….uhhh… augmentation.

  13. ginmar
    April 29, 2006 at 11:18 am

    Well, and an aircraft carrier.

  14. mg_65
    April 29, 2006 at 11:41 am

    Gross, perverted, bizarrely closeted, “hero”-worship marketing bullshit. All usual for rightwingers.

    However, I’ll just delurk to say here, as a hetero woman who is not lying, that size does not matter? There are other things that matter.

  15. johnieB
    April 29, 2006 at 12:33 pm


    Liddy’s always been good for the inadvertantly revealing mixture of yeeeewwwww and exhibitionism. It’s good (??) to see he hasn’t lost his chops!

  16. Sjofn
    April 29, 2006 at 12:38 pm

    I was thinking to myself, “You know, I would like to cringe at some obvious President Bush Penis Worship today.” And lo! I did. Thank you, Feministe.

  17. April 29, 2006 at 12:44 pm

    Right, and every man in the US would totally vote for me for president if I had big enough breasts. Sure.

    Me, I never looked closely at the “manly characteristic” even of guys I found attractive until, um, well, until it was very clear that it was OK to look. Let alone used it to evaluate random politicians.

  18. Magis
    April 29, 2006 at 6:28 pm

    Word up…

    The President is a big dick.

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