Note: Shortly after I originally created the original entry, somebody added a synonym of conservative. You don't have to be conservative to fall into the "sheople" category. There are sheople who blindly follow liberal leaders like Jesse Jackson and John Kerry also.--JasonTromm 13:49, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)
- "Fake English"? A nonce word or a neologism, perhaps, or just slang, but there is no such thing as "fake English".
- If this article is legitimate, it could do with being made non-POV (such as getting rid of the graphic, which adds nothing to the definition).
- — Paul G 15:26, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)
- Regarding the POV, it could also be made less partisan, particularly with the example there now. 22.214.171.124 12:38, 1 Aug 2004 (UTC)
- Feel free to find further examples. It's best to illuminate full usage. — 126.96.36.199 01:27, 2 Aug 2004 (UTC)
- A positive sign of the legitimacy of the word would be a quotation from a published source. Eclecticology 18:11, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)
- What would you consider a published source? I see "sheeple" and "sheople" being used all over the Internet by people of all different political persuasions.--JasonTromm 20:12, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)
Wow! Never heard of sheeple being used in a racist context before.--JasonTromm 01:43, 15 Jul 2004 (UTC)
- I didn't expect it to go so far back but it seems it was originally used (at least on the internet) by intelligent extreme-right white supremicists. It seems to have been moving more centre since then but from what little I've seen is still very much tinted towards being a slur aginst the left by the right rather than equally in either direction. — Hippietrail 09:57, 15 Jul 2004 (UTC)
- I happen to be a Libertarian, so I use sheeple to describe people on the left and the right that don't think for themselves.--JasonTromm 03:47, 17 Jul 2004 (UTC)