• @[email protected]
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      402 months ago

      So what I read is that TPUSA enables useful idiots.

      Stop giving attention whores what they want, for fuck’s sake. It’s like getting mad at Facebook comments which I thought we’d all learned was useless a decade ago.

      • @Plopp
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        212 months ago

        TPUSA? Toilet paper USA? Is that a shit rag or something?

        • VulKendov
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          232 months ago

          Its Turning Point USA but you aren’t far off.

          • @yuknowhokat
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            92 months ago

            I work for a company that can be abbreviated TPUSA and they often do. A funny thing is that they had a big banner inside the building that said “Proud to be TP”

    • @telllos
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      What do you expect? He was defending the oppressed businesses during a riot.

    • @[email protected]
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      Here is the full transcript of Hancock’s (@DaveHan06) post on X/Twitter:

      Is anyone surprised that Kyle’s far-right political handlers ensured this particular detail didn’t make it into his book? (Referring to photo of email detailing how Rittenhouse was banned from ever applying to the Marine Corp again due to failing the entrance exam so terribly)

      Regarding his online high school diploma, we had to force him to complete the four years of credits in just ten months, which he did using the “Google machine.”

      We invested significant effort to craft the image you witnessed during the trial. We outfitted him in new suits, arranged for his haircut every weekend during the trial, and dedicated over 200 hours to prepare him for direct and cross-examination. We employed the world’s leading jury consultant and conducted extensive research through three mock trials to identify the ideal jurors and the most effective approach for his testimony.

      Transforming a middle school dropout who was “angry at the world” with a history of violence and an unhealthy obsession with guns and killing into a respectable young man with a desire for higher education and a promising future was no easy feat.

      It was a meticulously crafted facade, which we sincerely hoped he would grow into. Instead, he squandered a full scholarship to study any subject at any university in the country to become a divisive douchebag and antagonize black Americans on college campuses. Kyle failed to learn a single thing. He remains the same uneducated, arrogant, and antagonistic individual, incapable of telling the truth.

      Now, he genuinely believes he is the show pony we created and has surrounded himself with sycophants who fuel his inflated ego because they prioritize their political agenda and Christian Nationalist worldview over his well-being.

      Despite my efforts to guide him toward a better path in life, the allure of notoriety triumphed over the prospect of putting in the hard work of pursuing an education. Kyle is ill-equipped to offer advice to young people. I regret my role in shaping him into whatever he has become. If I had known what I know now about Kyle’s history, I wouldn’t have been involved.

      • Flying Squid
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        It was a meticulously crafted facade, which we sincerely hoped he would grow into.

        Kyle failed to learn a single thing.

        He doesn’t appear to be the only one.

    • chingadera
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      My dad is too, but he’s 55. Guess where he puts his vote

    • @[email protected]
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      I believe he scored so low on the USMC entrance exam that he’s never allowed to pay again. Apparently it’s not easy to score so low

    • chingadera
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      What a boring fucking journalist. Imagine confidently typing “please make 8 words into 300” into chatGPT.

      • Nougat
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        Conservatives, they don’t send their best and brightest.

        Oh god, maybe they do.

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      Hate to break it to you, but it’s actually illegal to kill people and he got away with doing it twice. I’m not happy about it, but he’s not going to be touched for this comment, I promise you.

      He should be serving consecutive live sentences, but instead he was given a platform to speak on and became a poster child for conservative values.

      The American “justice” system is a joke and a farce.

      • @Zahille7
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        As soon as you say some bullshit like that? Chair to the face.

    • @Mango
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      Is it not literally hate speech?

  • @Hobbes_Dent
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    But setting aside the fact that a descendant of colonizers has the caucasity to tell the descendants of the colonized that they should “leave” the land they rightfully pointed out was stolen from them…

    Oh, that’s good.

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      It’s a bit self-hating white person to be honest.

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        Nope. Hating the bigotry of people who have skin color or another trait in common with yourself does not equal hating yourself. Caucasity is not a trait inherent to all white people.

        Contrary to the fantasies of bigots, white people are not one big team united against everyone else.

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          It’s not really a word. Also it clearly implies something is inherent to “Caucasians” - I can’t be bothered to do any clever wordplay on the other supposed racial categories, but I suspect any equivalent puns might be considered a little problematic, what what?

          • @Viking_Hippie
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            It’s not really a word

            Since it’s used to convey meaning using letters and people understand that meaning, it by any definition that matters IS a word.

            Also it clearly implies something is inherent to “Caucasians”

            No. “Particularly Caucasians” ≠ “all Caucasians”.

            I can’t be bothered to do any clever wordplay on the other supposed racial categories

            Good, because that would likely be punching down, unlike pointing out how audacious some white people are with their privilege.

            but I suspect any equivalent puns might be considered a little problematic, what what?

            No, they wouldn’t be equivalent. Pointing out white privilege and criticizing those that wield it as both a sword and a shield is not the same as making fun of less privileged people or even white people who are aware of and don’t exploit their privilege.

            • @Cryophilia
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              So, racism bad, except against white people?

              Lol no

              • @Viking_Hippie
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                So, racism bad, except against white people

                Nope. Pointing out that someone is being racist isn’t itself racist.

                • @Cryophilia
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                  I was referring to the whole “punching down” concept.

          • AmidFuror
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            It’s OK to create racial epithets if it’s punching the right people.

            • @[email protected]
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              That’s not really the right line to draw.

              Using it satirically to point out hypocrisy is one thing, and that’s fair (but you need to make it obvious). If people don’t get it’s a particular person’s actions you’re mocking then you’re doing it wrong

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    His opinions aren’t newsworthy.

    • @Nooodel
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      Can we agree to just vote the post to oblivion where it belongs?

    • @[email protected]
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      Until the left outrage the paper generated gives him enough fake credibility to actually get elected.

      • @[email protected]
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        82 months ago

        Yeah best to ignore twats don’t give them clicks or views. Or write articles about them lol

      • TurtleJoe
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        82 months ago

        I mean, he makes the rounds in the right wing grift-o-sphere somewhat regularly, has huge name recognition, and likely a very positive q score among maga types.

        He probably doesn’t need any leftist outrage to win a primary in the right district.

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          Is a positive q score how likely they are to believe in delusional conspiracy theories that are obvious rebrands of Nazi propaganda? Or am I thinking of a different q?

  • @Zak
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    The public should not care what Kyle Rittenhouse thinks and we should not amplify a stupid thing he said.

  • Ann Archy
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    1052 months ago

    Let’s not give this absolute nobody media space please…

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      This is the most click bait article I accidentally clicked on. I need to factory reset my phone after coming in contact with that website.

  • @danekrae
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    Why report, what a crying murderer thinks?