Wednesday, September 30, 2020

'Proud Boys' leader used dildo on himself to 'own liberals' and prove he wasn't homophobic


Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes using a dildo on himself to 'own liberals' and prove he wasn't homophobic

After Tuesday night's debate, Donald Trump is in really big trouble. His overbearing and rude behavior during the debate was enough to draw heat, but the vast majority of the criticism seems to centering on what he didn't do. When asked by moderator Chris Wallace to disavow white supremacist groups, Trump dodged doing it. In fact, when asked to disavow one group in particular, The Proud Boys, Trump instead said “stand back and stand by.”

That comment turned out to be the most memorable moment of  the debate because it echoed back to his "very fine people on both sides" comment after Charlottesville, his claim that Obama wasn't an American citizen, and general accusations that he is a racist.

So basically all day Wednesday, Trump and his allies have faced a universal firestorm, even from other Republicans like Sen Tim Scott from South Carolina, because of his refusal to simply disavow white supremacists. It's so bad that even Fox News personalities like Brian Kilmeade, called him out. 

As Trump clean up his mess, attention has been focused on The Proud Boys, the group in the center of the storm.. What exactly is this group and who is behind it. The Southern Poverty Law Center has designated them to be a hate group and according to People for the American Way:

The Proud Boys . . .  has a long history of violence, hateful rhetoric, and coziness with GOP stars and operatives, most notably Trump confidant, Republican fixer, and convicted felon Roger Stone. The group, founded by Canadian media personality Gavin McInnes and currently led by Enrique Tarrio, held a ​Sept. 26 rally in Portland, Oregon, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Although the rally attracted far fewer attendees than anticipated, the event was spun by Tarrio with expressions of pride in having not incited violence—an effort to make their group more palatable. The group is, of course, better known for its members’ attendance at the 2017 Unite the Right white supremacist gathering ​in​ Charlottesville, Virginia, in which counterprotester Heather Heyer was murdered by a white supremacist.

In other words,  they are a bunch of right-wing racist, homophobic idiots who jump in the middle of protests to physically assault people. If they weren't so dangerous, they would be comical. But truth be told, they are very dangerous and are responsible for many acts of violence.  And McInnes himself is a an interesting piece of work.

 According to Forbes magazine

A regular media personality appearing in various conservative talk shows, McInnes announced to the world Proud Boys as a secret club for “Western chauvinists,” men (“women are not allowed”) focused on “anti-political correctness” and “anti-white guilt” with meetings that would consist of “drinking, fighting and reading aloud from Pat Buchanan’s Death of the West.” The election of President Trump skyrocketed interest in the group, and by the end of 2017, the Proud Boys Facebook and Twitter pages had over 20,000 members, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, with chapters around the world, and possibly coaxed by McInnes’ inflammatory rhetoric (McInnes admitted he may be Islamophobic and acknowledged being sexist), began to attract the attention of extremist groups.

McInnes claims to have distanced himself from the group after their street brawling brought several charges against them in New York.  But he did leave an enduring image which I think epitomizes what exactly the Proud Boys are. 

On live television (I'm not sure of the year), he stuffed a dildo up his butt to supposedly "own liberals" and prove he has no problem with gays. So he said. 

Come on Gavin. It can't hurt that much. I saw you lube it up.

I kid you not. This happened. I once saw the video and it was unappealing to say the least.  But for those who are interested in things like that, you can see a play-by-play of McInnes via screenshots here. To say that it's not safe for work would be an understatement. Cute tushy, though.

And that's basically what the Proud Boys are. A self-deluded "fight club" made of "he-men woman haters" either overcompensating for their many inadequacies or attempting to create an illusion of machismo because they are scared to be real with themselves. 

Maybe if more of  them used dildos on themselves, they too would have no need for the group.

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