The Batshit Files: News Roundup | 5.25.11

  • Multimillionaire hatemonger and failed doomsday prophet Pat Robertson's organization calls multimillionaire hatemonger and failed doomsday prophet Harold Camping a "Fringe Preacher." (CBN)
  • A class on gender diversity "featuring all-girl geckos and transgender clownfish" at an Oakland, California elementary school has conservative groups in an uproar. What's next, asexual aphids? Oh, wait. (Towleroad)
  • Oprah Winfrey, whose final interviewee is apparently Oprah Winfrey, reveals that "Nobody but Jesus could have made this happen for me." (Gather.com)
  • Herman Cain never said he wouldn't have any Muslims in his administration. Except that one time when he did. (Right Wing Watch)
  • Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) says women should plan ahead for rape: "I have a spare tire." (ThinkProgress)
  • Peter Fonda is training his grandchildren to use rifles. Why? "Well, I’m not going to say the words ‘Barack Obama’, but …” (Balloon Juice
  • St. David Hasselhoff: The Hoff claims to have brought kids out of comas. (OpposingViews)
  • The Arizona shooting that killed 6 and wounded Gabrielle Giffords? Just a government hoax using actors, says conspiracy theorists. (New York Times)
  • Anti-vaxxers continue to fuck up herd immunity; their choice not to vaccinate affects those too young to receive the vaccination. (BoingBoing)

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