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Old 9th May 2019, 10:14 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by Stacko View Post
https://mobile.twitter.com/AlexThoma...29758796951552

Their press conference was interrupted by Burkman's trash being taken away.
They scheduled their press conference on garbage day. And the cameraman or woman preferred added insult to injury by filming the garbage collectors. I just... wow.

Either this duo is doing this intentionally to entertain or troll people, or they're so incompetent I feel bad for them. It's like watching the terrorist wannabes in Four Lions, except it's real.
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Old 9th May 2019, 10:25 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
The optics are hilarious.
I already mentioned their tough-guy security guard who was photographed wearing crocs in the snow in Minneapolis. This line from the Washingtonian article on their "press conference" made me snicker.

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At CPAC, they stood with a security guard who was wearing a single Apple EarPod and said they had information about US Representative Ilhan Omar‘s personal life. None appeared to manifest itself.
Could it possibly be some kind of performance art? Using your mom's phone number, having actors as the staff of your fake agency, holding a press conference with your fly open. Just, wow.

ETA - I wrote the above before reading Safe-Keeper's post.

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I just... wow.

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Old 9th May 2019, 10:38 AM   #83
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Honestly Burkman looks like he's wearing a suit from the Herb Tarlek collection in that article photo.
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Old 9th May 2019, 10:43 AM   #84
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From that article:

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Wohl and Burkman were both wearing rainbow-flag pins, and earlier Wohl had told me that “we’re major allies of the LGBT community.” During the question-and-answer period, I asked Burkman how he squared that claim with his attempt to ban gays from the NFL. He said that was “client work.”
"Hey! There's a real bad backlask to our smear attempt on Butigeg, especially from the gay community. Let's put on rainbow pins that will magically make them stop criticizing us! That's how that works, right?"
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Old 9th May 2019, 10:57 AM   #85
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I asked Burkman how he squared that claim with his attempt to ban gays from the NFL. He said that was “client work.”


"Client work"? I wonder how that squares with the historical record.....


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Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman on Monday said he is preparing legislation that would ban gay athletes from joining the National Football League.

Burkman in a statement said he has garnered political support for the bill, though his statement didn’t mention any specific lawmakers who are behind it.

”We are losing our decency as a nation,” Burkman said in a statement. "Imagine your son being forced to shower with a gay man. That’s a horrifying prospect for every mom in the country. What in the world has this nation come to?”

Burkman said he came up with the idea after college football star Michael Sam publicly revealed he is gay a few weeks ago. If drafted, Sam would be the first openly gay player in the NFL.

https://thehill.com/business-a-lobby...-gays-from-nfl


Yeah, that's about what I expected.
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Old 9th May 2019, 11:45 AM   #86
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Originally Posted by kookbreaker View Post
From that article:



"Hey! There's a real bad backlask to our smear attempt on Butigeg, especially from the gay community. Let's put on rainbow pins that will magically make them stop criticizing us! That's how that works, right?"
And here's Jacob promoting a Nazi the very next day.
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Old 9th May 2019, 10:28 PM   #87
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Client work.
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Client work.


"Why are all these Nazis constantly hiring us to do their dirty work?"
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But they had a pin! A pin!
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Originally Posted by Safe-Keeper View Post
They scheduled their press conference on garbage day. And the cameraman or woman preferred added insult to injury by filming the garbage collectors. I just... wow.

Either this duo is doing this intentionally to entertain or troll people, or they're so incompetent I feel bad for them. It's like watching the terrorist wannabes in Four Lions, except it's real.
Jacob Wohl is Andy Kaufman reborn.
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Old 21st May 2019, 01:42 PM   #91
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I’m trying to imagine the democratic candidates proudly displaying the “Wohl-Burkman Seal of Approval” in their campaign materials. Maybe I’ll work something up in photoshop.


Found this on the internet, posted after the trash day press conference.

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