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Crazy!: That Was One Hell of a Wedding!
Quite a few dizzying weeks we’ve had here, right (thanks, China)?! From COVID to “Oh no he didn’t!”, What’s the Buzz is heavy with crazy this week. Let’s start our list off today with Andrew Gillum. The avowed Socialist has stepped back from politics after he was found in a seriously inebriated state with a couple other dudes in a Miami Beach posh hotel. One of the men, Travis Dyson, was reportedly nude, however, Gillum was said to be “not fully naked.”
The police report included the fact that Mr. Gillum and Mr. Dyson were vomiting violently, that Dyson was being treated by ems for possible overdose from methamphetamines, and that there were several bags of meth on the floor and the bed. Officers note Gillum was too snockered to speak to them, although later on showed normal vital signs and was allowed to go home. That must have been one hell of a wedding.
Mr. Gillum had this to say: “I was in Miami last night for a wedding celebration when first responders were called to assist one of my friends. While I had too much to drink, I want to be clear that I have never used methamphetamines. I apologize to the people of Florida for the distraction this has caused our movement. I’m thankful to the incredible Miami Beach EMS team for their efforts. I will spend the next few weeks with my family and appreciate privacy during this time.”
Later, he had this to say: “After conversation with my family and deep reflection, I have made the decision to seek help, guidance and enter a rehabilitation facility at this time. This has been a wake-up call for me. Since my race for governor ended, I fell into a depression that has led to alcohol abuse. I witnessed my father suffer from alcoholism and I know the damaging effects it can have when untreated. I also know that alcoholism is often a symptom of deeper struggles. I am committed to doing the personal work to heal fully and show up in the world as a more complete person.”
The Great Virus of China
Speaking of bullshit artists, Communist China has deployed a massive disinformation campaign on the COVID 19 virus. Specifically speaking, it’s nation of origin. China is now claiming the US military is responsible for bringing General Tso’s Virus to their shores and infecting their people. This disinformation campaign includes mass brainwashing the idiots among us to believe calling it the Wuhan virus, the Chinese coronavirus, or any other identifier is actually racist.
While Chinese Water Lung rages on, we’re over here arguing whether or not identifying and containing the source of a viral pandemic (or is it a dem panic?) is racist or not. The Great Virus of China, in the meantime, is infecting people everywhere, from all demographics. From a 70 year old man who died in a senior care home in Kansas City, Kansas, to Mr. Rogers star and Hollywierd icon Tom Hanks, new cases are cropping up all over the world. But finding out where it came from and correctly identifying it’s nationality are racist things to do.
Stupid on Crack
Meanwhile, stores across America are running out of toilet paper and other assorted goods because there have been tens of cases of deaths in the US due to wumonia. #PanicBuying is trending on twitter, people across the nation witnessing crowds of sheeple buying up an entire country’s supply of toilet paper. Twitterites everywhere were posting pictures just like this one, highlighting the “all for me and none for you” side effect of mass panic:
And then there is this one:
And this one:
Maybe that one’s a little harsh, but I don’t know. There are bound to be places that need these products badly but cannot get them, which have devastating consequences for the very people who are vulnerable to the worst Kung Pao Covid has to offer.
No Country for Old White Men
The Bug from the Orient has people going out of their minds. But what could be worse than out of touch celebrities throwing hissy fits and slinging hate filled barbs because the people fighting on the frontlines, coming together to defeat Chinese Fry Flu, are “old white men”? The problem was there were two women in the press briefing who were in charge of the whole operation, and one of them was not white.
Stephen King, however, would not be deterred from his path of idiocy, tweeting this gem:
Crazy!: Hold My Beer!
In answer to the question of what could be worse, I give you the news network who tried to discredit anything the president said which could be. CNN claimed Google was not helping the president build a nationwide website to help combat the Mongolian Menace.
A claim which was debunked rather swiftly by Google itself.
A fact which did not deter our intrepid journalists from the path of division and confusion. Enter CNN’s own Andrew Kaczynski.
And a cohort!
We weren’t lying, they were!
Lies, Lies, and More Lies!
Next up? Mara Gay and her crazy day! If you asked how much worse the dishonest media can get, here is your answer. CNN posted (and retained) their lying tweet, and this sweet thing said “Hold my beer.”
She is speaking of the president’s conference call with governors, in which he told them that if they could buy equipment directly from manufacturers, they should acquire these things themselves, which would be faster to do. The president said in a press conference that he also gave them the authority to do purchasing which is normally in federal purview so they wouldn’t have to wait on the longer process of government acquisition.
Here is his exact statement: “Respirators, ventilators, all of the equipment — try getting it yourselves. We will be backing you, but try getting it yourselves. Point of sales, much better, much more direct if you can get it yourself.”
But the crazy wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t have one of our very important, super way more intelligent than you educators adding a dash of Russia to it.
Crazy!: The Nutty Professor
Heather Cox Richardson “teaches nineteenth-century American history at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. Her early work focused on the transformation of political ideology from the Civil War to the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. It examined issues of race, economics, westward expansion, and the construction of the concept of an American middle class.” Ms. Richardson’s tweet was, unfortunately, retweeted five thousand times.
The Hat Guy
And then there’s this guy. You know, the guy who was looking so hard for something about the Trump press conference that all he found was a hat. Chris Megerian, a White House reporter for the Los Angeles Times found it rather egregious, apparently, that the president would wear a hat proudly displaying the letters USA during a coronavirus update meant to educate and encourage Americans. The fact the hat can be purchased on Trumps campaign website seems to be what’s most triggering.
The comment section got as crazy as you would expect given the content of this exceptionally stupid tweet. I pretty much loved them all, but I especially loved this one, in which Scott Pressler actually thanks the man for telling us where to find this hat. I wonder if a sharp uptick in sales happened that Chris should also be thanked for?
That’s What’s the Buzz, for now. And remember: Stay home if you can, keep your environment clean, wash your hands, don’t touch other people, and stay away from crowds. I’ll leave you with this video, in which Chad Prather and Donald Trump Jr. react to Joe Biden’s crazy claims regarding weapons.