The Westboro Baptist Church, you may be surprised to learn, has a problem with country music. Why else would it picket the recent Kansas concert of singer-songwriter Brad Paisley? Well, the star himself didn’t bother to ask—he just snapped one of 2014’s best selfies instead.
Westboro Baptist Selfie!! Or west-Burro(ass) selfie. Hopefully they can hear the show out here. We'll play loud. pic.twitter.com/OrMhJjD8NE— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) June 2, 2014
The photo was the result of three seconds of meticulous planning:
The protesters seemed to not realize who Paisley was, or that he was mocking them.
Things got a little meta, too:
In the end, the show went on, the Westboro nutjobs accomplished nothing, and people online had a good chuckle at their expense—as if it were them God hates, and not the rest of us.