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Quoting Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]>:

> Andreas Johansson wrote:
>
> > Quoting Nik Taylor
> > > What *are* stereotypes of Mormons?  The only thing that comes to
> *my*
> > > mind as stereotypes would be somewhat dull, but very
> > > straight-and-narrow-path.
> >
> > A Mormon is basically all the vile characteristics of a Republican
> (GOP
> kind,
> > not IRA or whatever) wed to all the vile habits of the Taliban. Ie,
> they're
> > religious fanatics, misogynists, gun-toting madmen, bent on world
> domination,
> > abominably stupid and evil scheming geniuses, pro-capital punishment
> and
> anti-
> > abortion, and, gaahk of gaahks, polygamists.
>
> You left out homophobic, though perhaps that's subsumed under
> "Republican"
> or "Taliban" (assuming there's a difference).

I forgot that one. The main difference between the GOP and the Taliban is that
whereas the former are opposed, on religious grounds, to all and any protection
of the environment, the later have beards. There's also a difference in style;
Republicans repress women by forcing them to look sexy, the Tabliban repress
them by forbidding them to look sexy.

                                                   Andreas