Monday, March 20, 2017
When Richard Spencer was physically assaulted for his political views the police pretty much ignored it. After all, we learned that "Nazis" deserve to be punched. But when journalist Kurt Eichenwald received a mean Tweet from a Twitter user named @Jew_Goldstein, all Hell broke loose. Supposedly, the tweet sent by @Jew_Goldstein contained an animated .gif that caused Eichenwald to have a seizure.
Ironically, the Texas judge that ordered the investigation was also named Goldstein.
I would think that if you are that fragile, you probably should not be on the Internet. What is next? Can a delicate woman call the police if she reads an article that causes her to have a fainting spell?
However, I have my doubts that Eichenwald actually had a seizure. He later admitted that he had the AutoPlay feature off. He had to manually clicked on the .gif to play it.
Of course, the real purpose of this criminal investigation is to silence criticism of certain powerful and connected people. Eichenwald considers himself to be part of the secular priesthood that should be legally protected from the riffraff mocking them.
Of course, if you read Eichenwald's Twitter feed he is not shy to smear and mock others. But mocking him is "Hate."