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The House Freedom Caucus has reportedly deployed its Floor Action Response Team (FART), triggering a wave of jokes and memes online.

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[-] comador 116 points 1 month ago

Best line:

"Actually, that's not complete reporting, Olivia. I have a source that tells me it's the Wrong Every Time Floor Action Response Team – WETFART. The #WETFART team is a loud and slippery crew. Beware."

[-] disguy_ovahea 63 points 1 month ago

I prefer the Senate/House Action Response Team.

[-] SatansMaggotyCumFart 23 points 1 month ago

Never trust a FART.

[-] Nobody 50 points 1 month ago

"Quick! The Democrats are about to pass student loan relief! DEPLOY THE FART AND CLEAR THE CHAMBER!"

[-] dhork 43 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Matt Gaetz is probably one of the chief FART pushers. And I bet MTG is one of the leaders of it's companion group, Conservatives United: ~~Next Tuesday~~ National Trust

[-] elliot_crane 8 points 1 month ago

Give Marge some credit, she probably plays a mean ass-tuba as well. It’s hard to tell though, they all just point the finger at one another as soon as anyone hears one squeak out.

[-] SatansMaggotyCumFart 9 points 1 month ago

I hear she only eats red meat so I'm sure she makes everyone's eyes water.

[-] elliot_crane 4 points 1 month ago

Almost makes me feel bad for her colleagues. Almost.

[-] dhork 1 points 1 month ago

Relevant Username

[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

That's why she's known as "Empty Gee"

[-] [email protected] 40 points 1 month ago

This is the Canadian Reform Alliance Party all over again...

[-] [email protected] 13 points 1 month ago

Or the Steven Harper International Terminal

[-] [email protected] 37 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Yeah yeah, fart jokes wow. Grow up!

E: Imagine being so dumb that you can’t tell a user named fartington is joking about farts.

[-] KnightontheSun 29 points 1 month ago

Folks don't read usernames every time, so the use of the /s is unfortunately still required.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

Lmao I just edited it. Glad some people aren’t clueless.

[-] KnightontheSun 11 points 1 month ago

I see that. Not sure you help your "plight" by insulting those who miss it, lol. But NBD, it's just a comment.

[-] [email protected] -2 points 1 month ago

You’re 100% right. But fuck em

[-] dogslayeggs 9 points 1 month ago

Based on the downvotes, half the people didn't read your username.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 month ago

Lol yeah. Just to quote myself ‘fuck em’

[-] [email protected] 32 points 1 month ago

This has to be intentional, right?

Like if they’d name it anything else no one would mention it or remembered it.

[-] homesweethomeMrL 31 points 1 month ago

No I 100% believe they just fucked it up like that because they’re goddamned morons.

Nice work, Florida, Colorado, Georgia, et. al.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 month ago

Can confirm, Florida is full of morons. I used to live in Melbourne Florida, and the local bus service is the Space Coast Area Transit. It took me a while before I noticed what the acronym should be, and it's pretty obvious why I never saw it used anywhere. It was an accurate description of their public transit, too.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago

Ski-bi dibby dib yo da dub dub

[-] [email protected] 14 points 1 month ago

This is from the 'serious party', the 'adults in the room'. SMH.

[-] homesweethomeMrL 13 points 1 month ago

That hasn’t been true in decades.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago

I have to agree with you, alas.

[-] FlyingSquid 7 points 1 month ago

It's hard to know. On the one hand, they're children. On the other hand, they're fools.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

Imagine they went with something Conservative Ultra Managers or something else even more insane..

[-] dyathinkhesaurus 4 points 1 month ago

Conservative Ultra Nationalist Transphobe Shield

[-] Evilcoleslaw 30 points 1 month ago

They should be careful, they might try to mobilize the FART but instead get the Special House Action Response Team.

[-] [email protected] 24 points 1 month ago

I bet a bunch of them are Feminism Appropriating Radical Transphobes too.

[-] mercano 21 points 1 month ago

Well, my days of not taking you seriously sure have come to a middle.

[-] [email protected] 20 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

They had to have known... Fast Action Response Team is an old-ass fart joke and all they did was change Fast to Floor.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

They're pretty dumb though.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

I tried to sneak it in at a suggestion meeting a few years ago but it's just paying homage to a classic. Bravo good peoples, carry on (being awful i assume?).

[-] 7355608 15 points 1 month ago

I preferred Father's Against Rude Television. They are the original FARTers. This new fangled group are nothing but posers.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 1 month ago

I understood that reference 😂

[-] FlyingSquid 9 points 1 month ago

I guess they got the attention they wanted.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Never trust a FART

[-] Svengarlic 3 points 1 month ago

These guys were so upset they FARTed?

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