‘Y’all Qaeda’: People aren’t taking the armed militia in Oregon too seriously
What do you call cowboy hat-wearing militiamen who have taken over a federal building while criticizing the federal government with a deep southern drawl?
They might call themselves defenders of “the people.” But to most of Twitter, they’re “Y’all Qaeda,” “Vanilla ISIS,” “Yee Hawdists,” “Yokel Haram,” “Talibundy” and “Meal Team Six” — all plays on real-life jihadist terminology.
Social media exploded late Sunday night with widespread mockery of the armed group, which is led by Ammon Bundy, the flannel-cloaked 40-year-old son of rancher Cliven Bundy, who once sparred with the federal government over grazing rights — and won. Read more…