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Oklahoma Politician Writes Wacky Homophobic Comic Book

Timothy Kincaid

July 17th, 2008

rinehart.jpgWhat is it about Oklahoma?

Fresh off Sally Kern’s rantings, we have Brent Rinehart, an Oklahoma County Commissioner, who has written a comic book demonizing (literally) homosexuals and “liberal good ol’ boys”.

You have to read this nutjobbery to believe it. And The Oklahoman has it here.

“This is one of the strangest things I’ve ever seen,” said Keith Gaddie, a political science professor at the University of Oklahoma. “I’ve never seen a comic book with the phrase ‘anal sodomy’ in it before. That was a new one for me.”

In addition to fighting “pedifiles” (spelling and grammar aren’t his strong points), Rinehart rails against his political opponents with the help of an angel (opponents have a demon on their side).

County Assessor Leonard Sullivan (not pictured in the comic) perhaps said it best:

“I’ve really encouraged him on more than one occasion to get professional help. He really needs it,” said Sullivan, who is not depicted in the comic.

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volpi
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

lovecraft and stephen king would be unable to describe the christian right of heartland.

Emily K
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

Once again, no mention of homosexual WOMEN.

Rob
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

Wow, it’s like he caught “the Kern”.

cowboy
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

Brent completed the Roads scholars program? Does he mean: Rhodes Scholar? Or, is that a test for getting into the Oklahoma Department of Transportation?

a. mcewen
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

don’t give up your day job, mr. rinehart.

hackneyed yes but very appropriate

Zeke
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

Is it just me or does he look like the twin brother of the homophobic Attorney General of Alabama who got caught by his wife while he was getting it on with his MALE assistant?

How long before this prick finds himself involuntarily inducted into the Foley, Haggard, King, Schrock, et al Hall of Shame?

Samantha Davis
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

What are you talking about A. Mcewen? I’m begging the guy to give up his day job. His day job is a city commissioner for crying out loud!

pam ferguson
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

I swear to GOD….we’re not all like that down here. Good freakin’ grief. How utterly embarrasing.

cd
July 17th, 2008 | LINK

Brent Rinehart, the pride of Oklahoma….

Willie Hewes
July 18th, 2008 | LINK

Art by Shane Suiters?

What, he didn’t even draw it himself? That’s shocking. I have seen comics drawn by 14 year olds that were much better than this. Seriously, I have.

If he got himself an artist, why didn’t he get one who could draw? Or who knows the first thing about making comics? Notice how in the first panel the devil says he hates the thruth before the angel has had a chance to deliver HER line? Amateurs.

Damn, bad comics AND homophobia in one stinky bundle. Today’s starting on a pet hate fest.

me
July 18th, 2008 | LINK

What will the xians do next? There are all kinds of comments on is rinehart a nazi or not. Let’s look at the nazi agenda, the same groups that the nazis butchered are the same that the modern christians attack!

fannie
July 18th, 2008 | LINK

Most importantly, why does the “narrator” resemble Larry Craig?

Oklahoma Dude
July 19th, 2008 | LINK

Thank God, this guy has finally managed to nail himself to his own cross!
I’ve been waiting for this day for quite some time.
He will be gone soon.
As an Oklahoman, I feel ashamed that one of our mental patients has managed to parade about our streets, duping unsuspecting citizens into thinking he’s some sort of politician.
I apologize to the entire country and we hope to capture Brent very soon and put him back in the mental hospital to continue he treatment.
Again, we as Oklahomans are very sorry for this incident and the damage it has caused our state.

Audrey B.
July 19th, 2008 | LINK

Your husband’s work is what we call “outsider art”. It could be by a mental patient, or a hillbilly, or a chimpanzee.

Jon M
July 21st, 2008 | LINK

CNN has a video of an interview they did with him posted.

Boy, this nut case is a piece of work!

c-freak
July 22nd, 2008 | LINK

for what it’s worth:
http://www.thelostogle.com/2008/07/18/is-this-the-guy-who-designed-the-brent-rinehart-comic-book/

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