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Old 03-08-2019, 01:37 PM
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Jerome Corsi (with Larry Klayman as his lawyer) is suing Alex Jones for calling him “extremely mentally degraded.”
https://www.thedailybeast.com/conspi...ource=articles
I gotta ask: is it defamation if it's true?
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Old 03-08-2019, 02:25 PM
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The right-wing/religious fundamentalist folks are quite simply, plainly, mentally ill. They are not of sound mind. There is something wrong with their wiring.

The lunatics are allowed to freely spread their mental aberrations and tics. In the past, they yelled on street corners. Today, they have large congregations, TV and Radio shows, and in some cases entire networks at their disposal.
I wonder if it has to do with religion, which can selectively degrade critical thinking skills. I was thinking about this yesterday after reading a Facebook post from a cousin of mine. She was born and raised in a red state, with a very conventional religious upbringing.

Apparently a few days ago she had some car trouble and pulled over to the side of the highway. She out of her car to investigate and accidentally locked herself out of her car. Her phone was inside the car. And it took a long time before she could get anyone to stop and help her, although someone finally did.

Her takeaway from this experience was that God loves her and was watching out for her. Because she put on her coat before she got out of her car. And she would typically NEVER put on her coat in that situation. She emphasized that repeatedly, although I was wondering just how often she pulled over and got out of her car to investigate car trouble.

Of course, logic might indicate that God wasn’t that crazy about her, since he let her get car trouble and lock herself out of her vehicle. But she’s been so conditioned to look for only the good I’m sure that thought never crossed her mind.

And although I don’t know her political affiliation, the logical inconsistencies seemed reminiscent to those of some Republicans, especially Trump supporters.

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Old 03-08-2019, 05:48 PM
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I wonder if it has to do with religion, which can selectively degrade critical thinking skills. I was thinking about this yesterday after reading a Facebook post from a cousin of mine. She was born and raised in a red state, with a very conventional religious upbringing.

Apparently a few days ago she had some car trouble and pulled over to the side of the highway. She out of her car to investigate and accidentally locked herself out of her car. Her phone was inside the car. And it took a long time before she could get anyone to stop and help her, although someone finally did.

Her takeaway from this experience was that God loves her and was watching out for her. Because she put on her coat before she got out of her car. And she would typically NEVER put on her coat in that situation. She emphasized that repeatedly....
I would guess that most people of average-or-above intelligence, hearing that story, would smile politely. But they'd be thinking (basically) what you did---that the story of "God's love" is rather unconvincing. The story makes God seem like a rather sadistic character: letting her forget her keys and her phone but 'reminding her' about the coat.

Of course folks with below-average mental equipment might just take the story at face value, in much the same way that Trump fans take his pronouncements (even the self-contradicting ones).
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Old 03-08-2019, 06:17 PM
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Of course not. There are many around here who seem to think that saying we should continue the status quo is akin to an anti-vax position.
So, wait, the only way to decrease the number of vaccinated unwashed little monsters around is to abduct them? That's the only possible way? No excluded middles here? Abduction or nothing?


In that case let's do it. Clearly there are a lot of kids out there who could benefit from a good abduction.
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Old 03-08-2019, 06:46 PM
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The columnist was already on this vindictive path long before AOC ended up on her radar. Her real gripe is that that Girl Scouts aren't made up of nothing but bible-thumping flag-humpers.
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So, wait, the only way to decrease the number of vaccinated unwashed little monsters around is to abduct them? That's the only possible way? No excluded middles here? Abduction or nothing?


In that case let's do it. Clearly there are a lot of kids out there who could benefit from a good abduction.
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Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Democrats’ political reform bill, and though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will never allow it to be considered in the Senate, it’s still an important statement of what Democrats believe in and what they intend to do if and when they gain control of Congress and the White House, say after next year’s elections.

The bill contains a lot of different provisions, but I want to zero in on one set: those concerning voting.

Again and again, McConnell has asserted that this bill is nothing more than an attempt to alter the system so more Democrats can get elected. As he wrote in The Post, “Their proposal is simply a naked attempt to change the rules of American politics to benefit one party. It should be called the Democrat Politician Protection Act.”

I’m not sure if McConnell understands what a startling admission that is on his part.

Because what McConnell is saying is that if our voting system were more efficient, more open and more fair, then the inevitable result would be fewer Republicans winning elections. In other words, Republican success depends on the system working in ways that restrict access to the ballot.
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My bold.

Well, we kinda knew that, but good of Mitch to come out and admit it.
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Alabama’s Roy Moore is ‘seriously considering’ a 2020 Senate run

Maybe this doesn't belong under "stupid" ideas; there's a case to be made that he'll have better prospects in 2020. For instance, by then some of his girlfriends will be old enough to vote....
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Old 03-09-2019, 11:32 AM
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Someone tweeted in response to this that they really hoped that at some point AOC had bought a gun.
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Old 03-09-2019, 11:41 AM
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The prospect of easier and fairer voting terrifies RepublicansMy bold.

Well, we kinda knew that, but good of Mitch to come out and admit it.
It's one thing the Democrats can point at next year and say "See? Look what we want to do, and look how the Republicans don't want it to happen. If you want these policies enacted, and who doesn't, you have to put is in the Senate and the White House." All they need is a few dozen more decent resolutions to die in the Senate so as to give McConnell and his lot more chances to let the hoi polloi see the colour of their laces.
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If this means we should abduct children from their parents and strap them to a chair to inject them with vaccinations, that’s going to be a strong no.
The child abduction part is simply bullshit, and you know that.

Not allowing a child to participate in large crowded events if they have not been vaccinated is not abducting them, and suggesting that that it is simply makes you look like a completely and utter moron.

But, that's not what I wanted to address. I still am not sure what the deal is on the "strapping children to tables/chairs" thing. What is that all about, is that to create some sort of emotional pleading?

It is not up to the child, it is up to the parent. The child will either receive their shot while sitting calmly, or while screaming and strapped to a table, no matter how much the parent wants them to get their shot. When I got my shots as a kid, occasionally I flinched a bit. When my sister got shots, it took several nurses to hold her down.

Is it wrong to strap a child to a table with parental permission in order for them to receive proper medical care, or does the 2 year old child's wishes in this instance override that of the parents?

If it is the case that the 2 year old child's wishes do not override that of the parents, then the "strapping children" argument is completely based on trying to create emotional outrage, rather than being based in any sort of rational argument.

Do you , in your uber libertarian leanings, believe that a 2 year old child is better able to make life choices than the parents of that child?

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Ah, guilt by associating, always a favorite page from the republican playbook.

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It's one thing the Democrats can point at next year and say "See? Look what we want to do, and look how the Republicans don't want it to happen. If you want these policies enacted, and who doesn't, you have to put is in the Senate and the White House." All they need is a few dozen more decent resolutions to die in the Senate so as to give McConnell and his lot more chances to let the hoi polloi see the colour of their laces.
Unless those resolutions are to protect the rights of the voter and the security of the vote.
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"Vote for the Republicans in 2020 and you may never get the chance to vote again. We want you to vote, H.R. X proves it. They don't want you to vote, their refusal to even consider H.R. X proves that. It's in the interest of every American who cherishes their franchise to support us."

McConnell and his pirate crew lose if they pass such legislation, and they hand Democrats more shot for the next sortie if they don't.
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Old 03-09-2019, 02:42 PM
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"Vote for the Republicans in 2020 and you may never get the chance to vote again. We want you to vote, H.R. X proves it. They don't want you to vote, their refusal to even consider H.R. X proves that. It's in the interest of every American who cherishes their franchise to support us."

McConnell and his pirate crew lose if they pass such legislation, and they hand Democrats more shot for the next sortie if they don't.
Don't forget that while the Senate will never get a chance to vote on this thanks to Bitch McConnell, the House did. Every single Republican voted no.
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Devin Nunes (R-Benghazi) says that having to ask for a straw at a restaurant is socialism.

I can give credit to the Republicans for one thing - ten years of calling everything they don't like "socialism" is finally getting people to think that maybe socialism isn't such a bad idea.
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Ah, guilt by associating, always a favorite page from the republican playbook.
To be fair, I myself am comfortable with the idea of guilt by association, in certain circumstances.

For instance, being a member of the Republican Party makes one unfit to hold any elected office.
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I can give credit to the Republicans for one thing - ten years of calling everything they don't like "socialism" is finally getting people to think that maybe socialism isn't such a bad idea.
No doubt. The die-hards haven't got the memo yet that the whole red-baiting thing is both beyond its sell date, and laughingly anachronistic in the "old man yells at clouds" way. It used to be that "commie" was the go-to slur for everything that was adverse to them, real or imagined, but now a politician using that word would find himself getting eye rolls from even other republicans, so childish and pat does it sound.
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To be fair, I myself am comfortable with the idea of guilt by association, in certain circumstances.

For instance, being a member of the Republican Party makes one unfit to hold any elected office.
Sure, I'll agree with that. However, they are going a few steps beyond, going to scorched earth, anyone and anything that you have associated with in the past type deal.

You join the KKK Republican Party, you know what that's all about.

If a republican happened to be in a social organization decades ago, it would require a certain level of pettiness to hold that against them(the organization).

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"I want to be given what I want without even having to ask for it, because making me actually do something to get what I want is socialism...."

My brain hurts.
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"I want to be given what I want without even having to ask for it, because making me actually do something to get what I want is socialism...."

My brain hurts.
Definitely dim-bulb stuff. But what do you want to bet that Congressional Republicans have been explicitly told to hit the "SOCIALISM!!!!1!!!" scare-button as often and as loudly as possible?

They think this is a winning message.

And, in fact, they're probably right when it comes to voters "of a certain age" whose formative years included the Better Dead than Red philosophy being blasted at full strength.
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And, in fact, they're probably right when it comes to voters "of a certain age" whose formative years included the Better Dead than Red philosophy being blasted at full strength.
Being "of a certain age" and then some — I remember diving under our desks every Wednesday at 2 pm when the air raid sirens were tested, and being told in all seriousness by several nuns that the Commies were Godless heathens who would put Catholics like us in the "meat grinder" — I have to think that there are other criteria. Such as having something less than the IQ that God gave mayonnaise, or a complete lack of critical thinking skills.

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But that's a thin needle to thread, given that you're also telling those voters of a certain age that it's OK for the Russians to control our elections.

And my favorite part of that Girl Scout article: His proof that the Girl Scouts are partisan is that only one Republican in Congress was a Girl Scout. Gee, I wonder why that might be?
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Definitely dim-bulb stuff. But what do you want to bet that Congressional Republicans have been explicitly told to hit the "SOCIALISM!!!!1!!!" scare-button as often and as loudly as possible?

They think this is a winning message.

And, in fact, they're probably right when it comes to voters "of a certain age" whose formative years included the Better Dead than Red philosophy being blasted at full strength.
I think elections aren't won on facts, they are won on slogans."The nightmare of socialism" is one Trump is already saying. "Baby killers" is another.

I think the fear of socialism in this country, and the misunderstading of what it is, may be a winning message. But if we can't elect a progressive* candidate now, then when?

*Bernie is not going to get the nomination, IMO. The left wing of the Republican Party, i.e. the Democrats, will not allow it.
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Devin Nunes (R-Benghazi) says that having to ask for a straw at a restaurant is socialism.

I can give credit to the Republicans for one thing - ten years of calling everything they don't like "socialism" is finally getting people to think that maybe socialism isn't such a bad idea.
Nunes is advocating a one-size-fits-all approach, with restaurants making centralized decisions and doling out one straw per patron whether that person needs it or even wants it. And the alternative, where each individual can decide for him- or herself on the best way to meet their needs and pursue those goals however they see fit is socialism?
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Are you sitting down?

'Cause it turns out that Tucker Carlson, Fox News' favorite white supremacist shithead, might also be a misogynist and child rape apologist.

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Carlson, who was hired by Fox News in 2009, also used sexist language to talk about women, including then-co-workers at NBC and public figures. He referred to Martha Stewart’s daughter Alexis Stewart as “cunty,” called journalist Arianna Huffington a “pig,” and labeled Britney Spears and Paris Hilton “the biggest white whores in America.” He also said that women enjoy being told to “be quiet and kind of do what you’re told” and that they are “extremely primitive.”

Carlson said underage marriage is not “the same thing exactly as pulling a child from a bus stop and sexually assaulting that child. ... The rapist in this case has made a lifelong commitment to live and take care of the person so it is a little different."
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I think elections aren't won on facts, they are won on slogans."The nightmare of socialism" is one Trump is already saying. "Baby killers" is another.

I think the fear of socialism in this country, and the misunderstading of what it is, may be a winning message. But if we can't elect a progressive* candidate now, then when?

*Bernie is not going to get the nomination, IMO. The left wing of the Republican Party, i.e. the Democrats, will not allow it.
This was why I was not supportive of Kayla's joining the fan club of Bernie in 2016. To her credit, she did not adhere to (or even threaten) "You give us Bernie, or we'll give you Trump [sic]." But during primary season, she would not be dissuaded.
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Are you sitting down?

'Cause it turns out that Tucker Carlson, Fox News' favorite white supremacist shithead, might also be a misogynist and child rape apologist.
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Carlson said underage marriage is not “the same thing exactly as pulling a child from a bus stop and sexually assaulting that child. ... The rapist in this case has made a lifelong commitment to live and take care of the person so it is a little different."
Well, he is right, it is a little different -- so little as to be indiscernible.
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The prospect of easier and fairer voting terrifies RepublicansMy bold.

Well, we kinda knew that, but good of Mitch to come out and admit it.

Oh yeah, that's really pretty goddam pathetic!
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"I want to be given what I want without even having to ask for it, because making me actually do something to get what I want is socialism...."

My brain hurts.
So, does Nunes just walk into a restaurant and they have his food all ready for him, without him actually ordering anything off the menu?
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Per Marco Rubio, German dam explosion causes power failure in Venezuela. Or, possibly a journalist name Germán Dam reported on a transformer explosion. Hard to tell the difference, sometimes.
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Per Marco Rubio, German dam explosion causes power failure in Venezuela. Or, possibly a journalist name Germán Dam reported on a transformer explosion. Hard to tell the difference, sometimes.
He does have trouble getting things right.
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"It's morning again in America," says the narrator, an apparent homage to U.S. president Ronald Reagan's famous 'Morning in America' ad from his 1984 re-election campaign.

Problem is, in Rubio's ad a tugboat with a Canadian flag sails past Port Metro Vancouver cranes in Burrard Inlet, as the Harbour Centre and other downtown buildings stand in the background.
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Sometimes it seems like Republicans think they live in in the Potterverse and have magic spell words they can use to conjure up a winning argument on any subject. "Benghazi!" they cry. "Venezuela! Butterymales! Socialism! MAGA!"

Strangely, they never seem to notice that in reality they're just standing in the middle of a playground wearing old tablecloths as a cloak and waving sticks around ineffectually as parents worriedly hurry their children away from the crazy people.
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'Cause it turns out that Tucker Carlson, Fox News' favorite white supremacist shithead, might also be a misogynist and child rape apologist.
Well, Don Jr. thinks he's okay. YOU'RE just part of the "outrage mob."
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Donald Trump Jr. defended Tucker Carlson on Monday, saying he was standing up against the "outrage mob," after the Fox News host sparked controversy for comments he made from 2006-2011 to a shock jock radio host.

The support from the president's son comes as Carlson faces calls for a boycott of his show, with #BoycottTuckerCarlson trending on Twitter.

The controversy was sparked after Media Matters released audio clips of Carlson on Sunday featuring some of his appearances on a radio program hosted by "Bubba the Love Sponge," whose real name is Todd Clem.

The comments include joking that women as a whole are "extremely primitive" and saying he feels "sorry for unattractive women."
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I guess his point is that outrage at outrageous things is just... well, outrageous!

The acorn didn't fall far from the tree.
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Being "of a certain age" and then some — I remember diving under our desks every Wednesday at 2 pm when the air raid sirens were tested, and being told in all seriousness by several nuns that the Commies were Godless heathens who would put Catholics like us in the "meat grinder" — I have to think that there are other criteria. Such as having something less than the IQ that God gave mayonnaise, or a complete lack of critical thinking skills.
Very true.

One point about this is that only a certain fraction of the US voting population is at all likely to have a reflexive response to "SOCIALISM!!!!!!!11!!"---a lot of them are older, but as you point out, not every older person is going to fall for this particular tactic.

Also, some younger people, brought up in information-deprived environments, are going to fall for the tactic. IQ and/or upbringing will be crucial.

All in all, it's another case of Trump's "I love the poorly-educated" remark being relevant.


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But that's a thin needle to thread, given that you're also telling those voters of a certain age that it's OK for the Russians to control our elections. ...
I guess the storyline now is that the Commie Socialists are long gone out of Russia, and Vlad is one of our own: a God-fearing Capitalist, and one heck of a white man. So, it's all good.

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If this means we should abduct children from their parents and strap them to a chair to inject them with vaccinations, that’s going to be a strong no.
Shouldn't that have read "abduct at gunpoint"? Where are the drones? the water-board tortures? Don't you think the statists want to mix psychoactive drugs with the vaccines to crush the spirit of freedom?

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You laugh but just the other day at Not Always Right someone reported a customer walking into her coffee house, waiting five minutes without saying a word, then shrieking at them for not knowing what her order would have been because she was the mayor's aide -- in a town on the other side of Great Britain.
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Newly released recordings of Tucker Carlson — the third set made public in as many days — feature the prominent Fox News host joking about having sex with a teenage beauty pageant contestant. In the tapes, Carlson also makes a series of sexist, misogynist and cruel remarks about the young woman, who was a contestant in a 2007 Miss Teen USA competition....
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What a surprise -- another GOP state party official is a white supremacist: https://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckra...raska-governor
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Bressman acknowledged that the profile belonged to him and claimed he no longer held these “really bad” views.

“It makes me sick to my stomach to go back and read,” Bressman said. “There’s a big disconnect between those words and who I am. I am disgusted by them and a lot of what I said is sick and twisted.”
OK, we all do stupid things that we regret when we're young, and our views change over time. Maybe in the years since he posted these he's learned his lesson....

<<Checks date of racist posts, June 6 2018>>

Then again maybe not.

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What the ever loving fuck is "chad nationalism"? White supremacy with penny loafers?
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Jacob Wohl created a fake Twitter account claiming to be a gay Latino "diversity coordinator" and sent himself death threats, which he then allegedly reported to the Minneapolis police.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/jacob-...gainst-himself
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Jacob Wohl created a fake Twitter account claiming to be a gay Latino "diversity coordinator" and sent himself death threats, which he then allegedly reported to the Minneapolis police.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/jacob-...gainst-himself


Okay, it's probably a sign of the times that we're in, but is anyone else starting to think that this guy might actually be a deep-cover leftist troll, playing the part of a laughably incompetent right-wing troll to discredit all the other right-wing trolls?

Because come on. How many times can you try to pull off a con, have it blow up in your face in hours (if not minutes!), and be revealed as just incredibly stupid and incompetent, before you just give up trying? Does this guy want to be the poster child for the stereotypical pathetic rich white boy loser who gets by purely on his rich white boy privilege?
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A pro-Trump "artist" (see the accompanying picture of his "art" in the link) is suing the Smithsonian because they refuse to hang his painting of Individual 1, a bald eagle, and the planet Earth. He says he will go to the Supreme Court to force the Smithsonian to allow him his First Amendment rights to hang whatever works he thinks he should be allowed to hang.
That's great. Let's find a first grader's fingerpaints and go to court to force art museums to hang it on their walls.
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That painting definitely looks appropriate for a flea market, or the side of a stalker van.
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Is it me or does that look like Clint Eastwood with a Trump wig?
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That painting definitely looks appropriate for a flea market, or the side of a stalker van.
From the article: "He also says the quality of the painting should not be relevant to whether it is displayed at the gallery"

What a moron.
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Jacob Wohl created a fake Twitter account claiming to be a gay Latino "diversity coordinator" and sent himself death threats, which he then allegedly reported to the Minneapolis police.
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Fake death threats are only newsworthy when a lefty does it. When it's a right wing troglodyte, that's not news. Just look away. Nothing to see here. Business as usual.
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