So now we live in an age where assaulting reporters does not prevent you from getting elected.

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So now we live in an age where assaulting reporters does not prevent you from getting elected.

 I am not even against the idea of forgiveness. But this is insane. You cant simply appologize in this context. This is not a bar fight between no names. This is a politician and still electing him the day after the assault sets a very dangerous tone. 

So a Montana poltician gets angry at a reporter for doing his job, and slams him into the ground breaking his glasses. Next day, despite that, he wins the election. The GOP would be demanding a democrat step down if they had done that to say a Fox News reporter. 

No sorry, if there is no political consiquence for doing such, long term this sends a bad message and errodes the concept of political civility. 

HEY GOP, I fucking hate Sean Hanity, can I punch that fucker in the face and win an ellection? 

Yes he apologized, but in this context that is not enough, if he really means it he should step down if he values the free press and the concept of peaceful transfer of power.

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/24/us/politics/greg-gianforte-montana-republican-body-slams-reporter.html?_r=0

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 But the one thing you can

 But the one thing you can not claim is it is all one sided. The assults by leftist/anarchists at Trump rallies and in Berkeley show who is not interested in civility anymore. The police were ordered by leftist politicians not to arrest law breakers. At least this guy was arrested and charged. So what do you expect? There is apparently no end game now except civil war.

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lol are the two most

lol are the two most compulsive liars about to have a lie-off?

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EXC wrote: There is

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There is apparently no end game now except civil war.




god, i hope so. i hope all you fuckers blow each other off the face of the earth.

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iwbiek wrote: god, i hope

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god, i hope so. i hope all you fuckers blow each other off the face of the earth.

I'm on my own side. I'm escaping the madness. I don't need to blow anyone up. Just need to learn a bit more about growing my own food.

Brain puts all his hopes in goverment making the rich less greedy. Now he's got Trump running the big circus. Good luck with both of those.

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EXC wrote: But the one

EXC wrote:

 But the one thing you can not claim is it is all one sided. The assults by leftist/anarchists at Trump rallies and in Berkeley show who is not interested in civility anymore. The police were ordered by leftist politicians not to arrest law breakers. At least this guy was arrested and charged. So what do you expect? There is apparently no end game now except civil war.

 

You sick fuck, the asshole body slammed him and broke his glasses. You tell me when it is illegal or even a threat to ask a politician questions?

Does the idiot have a right to a trial yes, but that reporter had the right to call the police which he did. 

You are also sick if you want a civil war, FUCK YOU!

You don't want political pluralism, you want your economic views to be the only law of the land, that is not a free society. In a free society you DONT always get what you want, and assault is not legal fuckface.

 

 

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EXC wrote:iwbiek wrote: god,

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god, i hope so. i hope all you fuckers blow each other off the face of the earth.

I'm on my own side. I'm escaping the madness. I don't need to blow anyone up. Just need to learn a bit more about growing my own food.

Brain puts all his hopes in goverment making the rich less greedy. Now he's got Trump running the big circus. Good luck with both of those.

Go fuck yourself asshole. In the west we have the right to vote, we have political pluralism. I could give one shit less if you don't like it. 

I didn't vote for Trump moron, I hate that fucker. I don't see why you wouldn't support that asshole the way you talk.

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