‘Feminists and pajama boys’ clutch pearls after Sofia Vergara sketch

http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/504119556806545409

During the Emmy Awards, a comedy sketch featuring the voluptuous Sofia Vergara standing on a rotating pedestal while the CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences spoke about diversity led to much pearl clutching. The bit wasn’t exactly hilarious, but the outrage was pretty entertaining.

http://twitter.com/#!/regansbrain/status/504094722110279680
http://twitter.com/#!/RubaAlHassani/status/504124557926469632
http://twitter.com/#!/JarettSays/status/504093319954051072

The segment was especially traumatic to Huffington Post writer Charles Clymer.

http://twitter.com/#!/cmclymer/status/504122978108723200

We hope he’s okay.

ThinkProgress required an extended exegesis of the comedy sketch from one of their followers. (You can usually tell how far left a progressive is by measuring how long it takes you to explain a joke to them.)

http://twitter.com/#!/youngzeegy/status/504126542994489344
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http://twitter.com/#!/youngzeegy/status/504129348316954625

That about covers it.

Plenty of folks were there to point out the utter hypocrisy of the feminist outrage, coming right on the heels of the much celebrated Beyonce performance at the MTV Music Awards.

http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/504124645642350592
http://twitter.com/#!/deppisch/status/504087974804353024

Shot: twitter.com/cmclymer/statu…
Chaser: twitter.com/cmclymer/statu…
@cmclymer— jon gabriel (@exjon) August 26, 2014

Shot:

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Chaser:

http://twitter.com/#!/cmclymer/status/503765883672862720

Wake up and smell the cognitive dissonance.

What was Vergara’s reaction to the kerfuffle?

http://twitter.com/#!/EW/status/504123312692551681

She thinks some people need to “lighten up.”

Probably good advice.

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