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Originally posted by Alxandro
Ok, so it was an accident.
Is the Op suggesting he had the accident becasue he is anti gay?
Makes no sense!
Originally posted by nimbinned
reply to post by queenannie38
OK, the irony thing might be a bit of a creative stretch, however I think this is more about karma than anything else. This guy makes a clear prejudicial judgement about how others should live their lives and then goes out there and acts like a complete imbicile. Got his just deserts I say !
Peace * Ned
Originally posted by Echo3Foxtrot
So, where does the whole "anti-gay" thing come in to play? Because he said homosexuals are a threat to children then accidentally injures four children while boating under the influence? If you're looking for irony here, it's a long stretch. A VERY long stretch.
I agree with CD.
Descriptions or depictions of situational irony, whether in fiction or in non-fiction, serves the communicative function of sharpening or highlighting certain discordant features of reality. Verbal and situational irony are often used for emphasis in the assertion of a truth. The ironic form of simile, used in sarcasm, and some forms of litotes emphasize one's meaning by the deliberate use of language which states the opposite of the truth — or drastically and obviously understates a factual connection.
Originally posted by TravisBickle451
Likewise, if a gay person caused an accident, and a politician used that as ammo to push an agenda, the public would be outraged. Same here. A politician did something bad, but has nothing to do with his views on gays.