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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #90 on: May 30, 2017, 04:40:56 am »
Still a physical assault unless the reporter faked it. (Seeing other news sources have reported seeing the incident I find that unlikely.)

1. Can't pull off a proper bodyslam (or a chokeslam for that matter) without the participation of the "victim"


Uhh... How d'you figure?
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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #91 on: May 30, 2017, 05:31:25 am »
Still a physical assault unless the reporter faked it. (Seeing other news sources have reported seeing the incident I find that unlikely.)

1. Can't pull off a proper bodyslam (or a chokeslam for that matter) without the participation of the "victim"


Uhh... How d'you figure?

The keyword here is "proper". He is technically right if he means the wrestling move where the victim throws themselves to the ground as dramatically as possible. In this case, it means grabbing someone by the neck and pushing them to the ground but that doesn't suit his narrative of the liberal media exaggerating an innocent right wing nutjob's violent outburst.

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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #92 on: May 30, 2017, 09:45:26 am »
Still a physical assault unless the reporter faked it. (Seeing other news sources have reported seeing the incident I find that unlikely.)

1. Can't pull off a proper bodyslam (or a chokeslam for that matter) without the participation of the "victim"


Uhh... How d'you figure?

The keyword here is "proper". He is technically right if he means the wrestling move where the victim throws themselves to the ground as dramatically as possible. In this case, it means grabbing someone by the neck and pushing them to the ground but that doesn't suit his narrative of the liberal media exaggerating an innocent right wing nutjob's violent outburst.

Your description bears little relation to a chokeslam.

Just as "pushing someone over" would bear little relation to a bodyslam.

So, naturally, as you don't feel this is hilariously exaggerated by the media (I mean you've even picked up and run with "bodyslam" as their chosen soundbite), you can show me some footage of this poor little reporter getting hoisted off his feet and upended onto the ebul representative's shoulder then unceremoniously dumped onto the floor.  As reporters aren't generally trained in the art of taking a flat-back bump it should be quite painful watching.

We live in hope...
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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #93 on: May 30, 2017, 10:55:00 am »
Nice attempt at distracting from the fact that the witnesses also say that the representative went on to punch the reporter several times when he was on the ground which gives some context about how violent the initial contact probably was no matter what you want to call it. What seems to matter more to you is that the witnesses might have used slightly inaccurate language to describe his actions.

I'll stop feeding the troll now. It gets boring fast.

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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #94 on: May 30, 2017, 12:07:19 pm »
Nice attempt at distracting from the fact that the witnesses also say that the representative went on to punch the reporter several times when he was on the ground which gives some context about how violent the initial contact probably was no matter what you want to call it. What seems to matter more to you is that the witnesses might have used slightly inaccurate language to describe his actions.

I'll stop feeding the troll now. It gets boring fast.

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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #95 on: May 30, 2017, 12:27:45 pm »
Don't bother. I made my previous post only to point out your little distraction to others who might want to swallow your bait to toy with you.

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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #96 on: May 31, 2017, 12:20:04 pm »
You think the reporter and the congressmen were in cahoots to prank Fox News?

Well, American Politics has looked like it's been transforming into the WWE the past couple of years...

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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #97 on: June 24, 2017, 02:01:20 am »
Guess who made a new subreddit even though they have been banned before? Yup, the good ol' Alt-Right.

Linking it now though I doubt it won't take a long time for them to get banned again: https://www.reddit.com/r/altrightsub/

And obviously they haven't changed a bit and threads are all about complaining about (((Jews))) and other groups they hate, death threats, brigading, suicide prompts and thinly veiled or not at all veiled support for genocide.

Ok, there is one thing that is new. Now they like Israel for having tough laws on immigrants and refugees ...but at the same time they mock Jews and "global Jewish media" so the end result is really schizophrenic.
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Re: Alt-Right
« Reply #98 on: June 24, 2017, 02:14:27 am »
There's two versions of the Alt-Right: the one that thinks they should hate everyone except Jews, because Israel, and the other that also hates Jews (but maybe still likes Israel).
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