Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Shenanigans in Nevada


SHəˈnanəɡənz/noun informal

plural noun: shenanigans

secret or dishonest activity or maneuvering.
"widespread financial shenanigans had ruined the fortunes of many"

And then, of course, there's the wild unfounded accusations made by Hillary supporters (and please note that I call them "supporters", not "bots", "bros", or any other sort of insult) that spread like wildfire after the convention fiasco. Via Bob Morris, a political blogger in Nevada:

"Berniebot chair-throwing truthers!" Gosh, I'm finding all of this comically absurd in a deranged way.

There is furious argument about whether or not Sanders supporters threw chairs in anger at the train-wreck Nevada State Convention. Really!

"The video shows a chair being thrown."
"Does not. He picked up the chair, that's all."
"He picked in up in anger."
"Did not."
(Repeat conversation for all videos concerning chairs. Then insult each other for being corrupt corporate sellouts / commie socialist troublemakers.)

RalstonReports has been cheerfully poking the BernieBro Beast about this and the results in his Twitter thread on this are fast and furious.

I still don't know what happened there. People who were there sometimes have differing accounts...


Lakezoarian said...

I'm a Truther, but have never thrown a chair in anger. I'd say people have a right to be angry after what happened there. To turn it around on them is the typical cold and calculating tactic one would expect from the Clinton people, sigh...

CT Bob said...

So far I haven't seen a video of anyone throwing a chair. If there is one, I'd like to see it. I think it's just a case of Hillary supporters creating a context to paint Bernie fans as violent animals. Nixonian.