Monday, 9 July 2018

Mitch McConnell Hounded Out of Louisville Restaurant by Protesters

quote [ Republicans should probably stop going to restaurants: This past weekend, a crowd of protesters chased Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, out of a restaurant in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. McConnell and two other men were leaving Bristol Bar & Grille in downtown Louisville after lunch when a group of angry constituents began shouting, “Vote you out!” and “Go home!” ]

Had this happened in San Francisco, Seattle, or Portland it would be a standard "ho-hum liberal weenies, blah-blah-blah..." deal by the media, but the fact that it was in his own home town, by his constituents, should tell us that Americans seems to have crossed a marker and are really fed up.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by knumbknutz@9:43pmGMT]

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Menchi said @ 12:36am GMT on 12th Jul [Score:2 Funny]
I guess they weren't on board with serving Turtle soup.
Hugh E. said @ 3:07am GMT on 12th Jul
Just know mod is reluctant, and I'm disappointed in myself for laughing.
Ankylosaur said @ 2:17am GMT on 10th Jul [Score:1 Underrated]
slaytanik said @ 5:24am GMT on 10th Jul [Score:1 Underrated]
People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people
Taxman said @ 11:26pm GMT on 10th Jul
Considering the government is made up of the people how about we compromise on mutual respect and avoid fear on both 'sides'. :)
slaytanik said @ 3:45am GMT on 11th Jul
Sure, the Taxman WOULD say that XD
Hugh E. said @ 4:51am GMT on 10th Jul
Call tin foil hat all you want, but I'm growing increasingly suspicious of these incidents.

PR rep: I've let Left Lefty Left know about your lunch plans.
Conservative Pol: Why would you do that?
PR rep: Contribution dollars were slipping.
5432 said @ 2:53pm GMT on 10th Jul [Score:-3]
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biblebeltdrunk said @ 4:18pm GMT on 10th Jul
Can you name any demographic that contributes to atleast 5% of the population that doesn't have violent outliers in it?
Hugh E. said @ 5:18pm GMT on 10th Jul [Score:1 Underrated]
Who said anything about "violent"?
Don't get sucked in. There is no violence inherent in assemblage and petitioning the government. There have been no incidents of violence, nor calls for such from anyone with prominence or influence. The commenter introduced the dog whistles of "thuggery", "target", and "intimidation". But can you find any moment of protesting that you would feel comfortable describing thusly?

At present, it's more a question for Miss Manners than for the people interested in the survival of our nation.
biblebeltdrunk said @ 6:55pm GMT on 10th Jul
My point was more that he was humans in general are trash in large enough numbers no group that large should be expected to have a perfect membership; but they should be judged on how they respond to the actions of there own. I didn't really expand on this because it makes me sad to see numbers ignore the intent of comments to score points so often.
Hugh E. said @ 8:01pm GMT on 10th Jul
Oh, yeah, yeah, I totally get that. And I hope you didn't feel attacked by my comment. And it is sad how lazy number's trolling is. But most people are, in fact, not trash. They have trashiness in them somewhere, sure. But like a statistical Diogenes you looked for the outlier of trashiness.

Lazy and obvious as it is, "numbers" can still rile some people. But more people voted against "numbers". So what's the point of playing "numbers" game? You said it, "numbers ignore the intent of comments to score points so often". Notably, you still don't have an answer to your question.

Take heart. There's more good than bad, and more of "us" than "them". Numeros non carborundum!
5432 said[2] @ 7:12pm GMT on 10th Jul [Score:-2 Boring]
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5432 said[1] @ 6:17pm GMT on 10th Jul [Score:-2]
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5th Earth said @ 6:46pm GMT on 10th Jul
I wonder what would happen if Hillary Clinton was seen in a McDonald's in, say, Mississippi.
cb361 said @ 7:40pm GMT on 10th Jul
So I have Nato, I have the UK which is in somewhat turmoil, and I have Putin. Frankly, Putin may be the easiest of them all. Who would think?

-- Donald Trump

Err, ... Everybody?
HoZay said @ 9:20pm GMT on 10th Jul
Here's somebody who's not famous being harrassed:
Man Harasses Woman Over Puerto Rico T-Shirt
5432 said[3] @ 10:36pm GMT on 9th Jul [Score:-5 Unworthy Self Link]
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rylex said @ 1:36pm GMT on 10th Jul [Score:-5]
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Fish said @ 1:58am GMT on 10th Jul [Score:-5 Unworthy Self Link]
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