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Sticking a Phallic Object Between Your Lips IS GAY!

If you’ve seen MTV’s “Truth” campaign lately, you can see why young people are growing immune to anti-smoking messages. Fake job interviews for Big Tobbaco? Boring! Which is why it’s lovely to see The Onion‘s report on the CDC’s new anti-smoking effort, which keeps kids away from cigarettes by warning them it’ll make ‘em look gay. Need ideas for celebrity spokespeople? Call us, CDC!

By:           editor editor
On:           Oct 6, 2009
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  • 17 Comments
    • Kris
      Kris

      Ok, I get it, they are trying to get kids to not smoke. Does this make us look stupid? In a way, yes. I quit smoking about 13 years ago. Smoking did not make me gay, nor did it make me lust for the same sex. If I quit that long ago, does that make me straight? NO it sure doesn’t. Being gay is not a shameful lifestyle, nor does it need to provoke violence. I was gay, way before I ever started smoking, but that is my dilemma with this. I know it’s good for the kiddies to not want to smoke, and this seems like the only way to curb them from smoking. But being gay is not something that we should look upon badly, or negatively. Smoking is the negative bad thing that anyone can do, but it does not make them gay.

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Swellster
      Swellster

      Kris — it’s satire. They aren’t trying to get kids to not smoke, they are making fun of so-called “news” broadcasts and their public interest segments and the campaign against smoking. Haven’t you ever read The Onion?

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Celia
      Celia

      I love when people think The Onion is real. How many years has it been going for now?

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alexander
      Alexander

      *giggle* I love these Onion news segments.

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jon
      Jon

      @ Kris: sigh.

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sal(the original)
      sal(the original)

      scary thing is that in our society this might work

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alejandro
      alejandro

      OMG LOL i realy thought this was real XD

      Oct 6, 2009 at 11:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chance
      Chance

      Kris is joking, right? He’s just a part of the Onion’s joke? Please?

      Oct 6, 2009 at 12:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • NOT KRIS
      NOT KRIS

      Kris… You’re an idiot.

      Oct 6, 2009 at 1:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Yuki
      Yuki

      … You realize this is from The Onion, right? It’s a satire. They’re not actually saying smoking is gay.

      Oct 6, 2009 at 2:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tartuffe
      Tartuffe

      People will never fail to think The Onion is real…

      Very funny… I’ve been following it every week for the past year!

      Oct 6, 2009 at 2:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bruce
      bruce

      The Onion is satire, folks. Satire, satire, satire. It pokes fun at everyone and everything. I see this ad as poking fun at male insecurities about their sense of sexual self.

      Oct 6, 2009 at 8:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sydneyfamous
      sydneyfamous

      Kris – You make me lol.

      Oct 7, 2009 at 3:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • pantherq
      pantherq

      WTF do they not get about how that sort of message promotes hate. Now we are going to get kids bashed for just smoking.

      Oct 7, 2009 at 8:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • blackjack44
      blackjack44

      lmao @ kris…someone should send him a copy of the onion

      Oct 7, 2009 at 9:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hardmannyc
      hardmannyc

      Poor Kris. Where do live, Cluelessville?

      Oct 7, 2009 at 11:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • KyleR
      KyleR

      When I first say this on the Onion site, I was like WTF? And then I remember where I was. I laughed.

      Oct 8, 2009 at 12:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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