fisticuffs wrote:It's not funny because it's not rooted in reality.
Huh? Must something be rooted in reality to be funny?
fisticuffs wrote:There are no roving bands of terrorists lurking around every corner and if there were regardless of your ideology the reaction to that wouldn't be a series of questions.
Hmm, result of the made-up story is something totally different from what you'd expect to happen in reality? Sounds like the makings of a joke to me.
fisticuffs wrote:Is it somehow funny that a liberal would think about these things in a real-life situation like the times when they are NOT faced with an eminent threat?
No, that's not the point of the joke.
fisticuffs wrote:Or is the funny part that Republicans think of nothing but shooting Muslims?
Wait, do you think that Republicans in reality think of nothing but shooting Muslims, or are you just trying to be funny?