Monday, January 15, 2018

Trumpers Mocked for Trying to 'Arrest' London Mayor

An anti-Islamic nationalist wheeled a homemade gallows into central London, led a group of men into a conference hall and attempted to "arrest" the city's first Muslim mayor as he gave a speech on Saturday. The group failed, and was eventually escorted out by the same police officers they had asked to apprehend Mayor Sadiq Khan. They still managed to delay the speech for 15 minutes as they accused Khan of treachery, tyranny and disrespecting President Donald Trump. Khan stood up and resumed his speech. "It's a pleasure to be here," he said, "even though we were distracted by the actions of what some would call very stable geniuses." The crowd laughed at this. Outside in the lobby, his gallows still empty, [nationalist Davey] Russell continued to argue with police. He also asked for a refund on his ticket.

Comments

Well apparently we don't have the market cornered on far right morons.

#1 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2018-01-14 07:57 PM

Damn, he has quite a following if there a bunch of Trump fans in england.

#2 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-01-15 11:07 AM

#2 | POSTED BY SNIPER

There have been fascists in England for around 100 years now.

#3 | Posted by Derek_Wildstar at 2018-01-15 02:12 PM

WTF do fascists in england have to do with Trump? Do you have a clue what a fascists is?

#4 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-01-15 03:18 PM

Let me help you since you seem word challenged.

Definition of fascism
1 often capitalized : a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition

#5 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-01-15 03:20 PM

#5

Nice google searching there, dimwit. Now connect the dots: fascists in the US and elsewhere are fans of the current POTUS because they see his views and policies as compatible with their own. Does this bother you?

#6 | Posted by DirkStruan at 2018-01-15 03:24 PM

#5 | POSTED BY SNIPER

Fascists prefer the term "nationalist", but I don't believe in that political correctness crap.

#7 | Posted by Derek_Wildstar at 2018-01-15 03:29 PM

a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition

Sounds like Trump and his supporters to me.

#8 | Posted by Derek_Wildstar at 2018-01-15 03:47 PM

#4 | Posted by Sniper

Well they DID reference Trump in their blithering rant.

#9 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2018-01-15 04:40 PM

I love this:

"One of the Pendragons walked up to Khan's table and showed him an American flag, which he was holding backward."

And this:

"Khan stood up and resumed his speech. "It's a pleasure to be here," he said, "even though we were distracted by the actions of what some would call very stable geniuses.""

I know from experience that not all people holding right wing views are idiots, but those that chose to represent them in public almost always seem to be.

#10 | Posted by Foreigner at 2018-01-15 05:56 PM

Do you have a clue what a fascists is?

#4 | Posted by Sniper

Coming from you that's pretty funny stuff!

For an example of a fascist see Donald J. Trump.

Traits of a Fascist:

Hyper-nationalism. Check!

Militarism. Check!

Glorification of violence and readiness to use it in politics. Check!

Fetishization of youth. Pass!

Fetishization of masculinity. Check!

Leader cult. Check!

Lost-golden-age syndrome. Check!

Self-definition by opposition. Check!

Mass mobilization and mass party. Check!

Hierarchical party structure and tendency to purge the disloyal. Check!

Theatricality. Check! Check! And double Check!

#11 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-01-16 03:56 PM

If Snippy wants to see a fascist all he needs to do is look in the mirror.

#12 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2018-01-17 09:23 AM

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