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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #180 on: September 11, 2017, 07:41:20 AM »
I love how this discussion actually reflects on AJ: Alex Jones henchman versus random 12 year old girl on the street. Both sides equally pathetic?
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #181 on: September 12, 2017, 07:07:57 PM »
The show isn't live TV right? He didn't have to release it. Alex did it on purpose just so he could push his little narrative. Feeling intimidated by a 12 yr old? Granted if it was my daughter I would have a word with her about her language.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #182 on: September 12, 2017, 07:42:48 PM »
She said she heard it from her mom.

I don't find that little girl "pathetic" at all. I think it's kind of commendable that she stood up against some self-important adults on the street harassing random passersby with a movie crew.

If it was a legit news agency they would have approached the situation very differently, and if a kid swore at them it would have been a non-issue because (as xenu said) they never would have aired it.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #183 on: September 12, 2017, 07:47:06 PM »
I love how this discussion actually reflects on AJ: Alex Jones henchman versus random 12 year old girl on the street. Both sides equally pathetic?

It was a protest and the reporter just greeted her. If you attend a protest then you should be able to discuss the reasons why you are there.

There seems to be this general "don't engage" mindset or yelling profanity, neither of those approaches will change minds nor are they designed to, which makes you ask the question why are they protesting?

InfoWars are trying to show badly behaved protesters, of course they will show being yelled at.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #184 on: September 12, 2017, 07:47:39 PM »
BUT GUYS ALEX HAS A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR!!1!1!!
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #185 on: September 12, 2017, 08:05:08 PM »
BUT GUYS ALEX HAS A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR!!1!1!!

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #186 on: September 12, 2017, 08:11:10 PM »
It was a protest and the reporter just greeted her.

Greeted her by misgendering her as a boy.


If you attend a protest then you should be able to discuss the reasons why you are there.

Being "able" to discuss and willing to discuss are two different things. Nobody is obliged to talk to a news crew. And that kid did not look like a protester to me.
 

There seems to be this general "don't engage" mindset or yelling profanity

When approached by an obnoxious, dishonest hack outfit like Infowars, you're better off not giving them any information at all because they're likely to misrepresent it anyway.


neither of those approaches will change minds nor are they designed to

The flip-off is intended to demonstrate contempt, a tactic which worked exceptionally well in this case.


InfoWars are trying to show badly behaved protesters, of course they will show being yelled at.

Infowars goes on the street to be obnoxious and provoke a fight. They deserve no better than contempt and mockery.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #187 on: September 13, 2017, 01:02:29 AM »
BUT GUYS ALEX HAS A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR!!1!1!!

True.

Our posting time was a coincidence, you made my callback less funny. Damn you.
That said, the fact you think Alex Jones is telling the truth more or less cinches my view that you're a sockpuppet trolling this forum... again.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #188 on: September 13, 2017, 04:43:35 AM »
I thought Alex Jones was just a comedian providing entertaining rants for people?
What is he telling the truth about?

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #189 on: September 13, 2017, 05:05:18 AM »
I love how this discussion actually reflects on AJ: Alex Jones henchman versus random 12 year old girl on the street. Both sides equally pathetic?

It was a protest and the reporter just greeted her. If you attend a protest then you should be able to discuss the reasons why you are there.

There seems to be this general "don't engage" mindset or yelling profanity, neither of those approaches will change minds nor are they designed to, which makes you ask the question why are they protesting?

InfoWars are trying to show badly behaved protesters, of course they will show being yelled at.

Dude! She is a kid. You can't seriously think what AJ and InfoWars did here was okay?
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #190 on: September 13, 2017, 05:34:25 AM »
I thought Alex Jones was just a comedian providing entertaining rants for people?

A comedian who's  "dishonest" but "entertaining" and whose "contribution to the discussion around free speech and conservative ideals is important."


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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #191 on: September 13, 2017, 10:37:39 PM »
I love how this discussion actually reflects on AJ: Alex Jones henchman versus random 12 year old girl on the street. Both sides equally pathetic?

It was a protest and the reporter just greeted her. If you attend a protest then you should be able to discuss the reasons why you are there.

There seems to be this general "don't engage" mindset or yelling profanity, neither of those approaches will change minds nor are they designed to, which makes you ask the question why are they protesting?

InfoWars are trying to show badly behaved protesters, of course they will show being yelled at.

Dude! She is a kid. You can't seriously think what AJ and InfoWars did here was okay?

Why are kids at protests anyway?

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #192 on: September 13, 2017, 10:54:47 PM »
Attempting a new tatic to justify AJ?

Typical righty.  Always trying to take down the first amendment.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #193 on: September 13, 2017, 10:58:20 PM »
Attempting a new tatic to justify AJ?

Typical righty.  Always trying to take down the first amendment.

If someone is at a protest, then I don't see why they can't be asked a question.


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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #194 on: September 13, 2017, 11:11:10 PM »
Reading comprehension is fundamental.
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