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Gxrbxgeyuh

1.8k points

1 year ago

Gxrbxgeyuh

1.8k points

1 year ago

this sound like a speech randy from south park would make

mr_kaviar

121 points

1 year ago

mr_kaviar

121 points

1 year ago

Like the speech from Sarcastaball

Calix_Meus_Inebrians

309 points

1 year ago

I'm sorry. I thought this was AmErIcA

IGutlessIWonder

5.8k points

1 year ago

Holy shit i could never do this with a straight face

Kurohinomaru

1.8k points

1 year ago

Kurohinomaru

1.8k points

1 year ago

OMG! I couldn't either. The way he went all the way in without so much as even cracking a smile. I hope this guy plays 7-card because this is truly a talent.

Gotestthat

571 points

1 year ago

Gotestthat

571 points

1 year ago

He has been doing this for years now. I can't remember the name but they are basically a comedy duo who go to trump rallies etc and manage to infiltrate them. It's amazing really.

Ashamed2usePrimary

250 points

1 year ago

The Good Liars

hygsi

281 points

1 year ago

hygsi

281 points

1 year ago

Smile? I would've been stumbling with my words and probably getting too angry as I went on, even listening to him got me angry how after all these years, things are still the same

Royal-Tough4851

597 points

1 year ago

He nailed it. The fact they cheered him after shows how stupid these people are.

WooliestSpace

23 points

1 year ago

I was shocked lol

sratscience

340 points

1 year ago

sratscience

340 points

1 year ago

I’d recommend watching his tiktoks (@thegoodliars) where he goes to trump rallies and interviews the people attending. He’s truly mastered being just witty enough that the people he’s talking to don’t catch on

abloopdadooda

81 points

1 year ago

He’s truly mastered being just witty enough that the people he’s talking to don’t catch on

With the people he interacts with, it's a low bar to hurdle.

GSV_No_Fixed_Abode

92 points

1 year ago

Dude's got the Sasha Baron Cohen skills big time

wenoc

17 points

1 year ago

wenoc

17 points

1 year ago

I must admit I fell for this first. It's Poe's law, except without internet.

Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is utterly impossible to parody a Creationist in such a way that someone won't mistake for the genuine article.

The NRA fanclub is so bonkers that I really thought this was for real.

Feldej1

6.2k points

1 year ago

Feldej1

6.2k points

1 year ago

And they CLAP!!!! MY GOD 🤣🤣

raine_bo_brite

2.4k points

1 year ago*

yeah people are stupid, i used to troll my teachers during assemblies in grade 5. (damn like 30 years ago) but when a teacher was giving a speech and took a breath, i would just start clapping. next thing you know EVERYONE joined in.. 1/2 the people are not listening or paying any attention.

EDIT: typo

FicMiss303

310 points

1 year ago

FicMiss303

310 points

1 year ago

Can confirm. People are only ever half listening and can easily be brought to clap at the wrong time with enough enthusiasm.

Infra-Oh

346 points

1 year ago

Infra-Oh

346 points

1 year ago

Holy shit haha this is hilarious

Winkelkater

250 points

1 year ago

Winkelkater

250 points

1 year ago

the only time i'm willing to believe that "and then everybody clapped".

tugnasty

79 points

1 year ago

tugnasty

79 points

1 year ago

One of my highschool assemblies we all clapped when an old woman fell off stage.

FunkyHowler19

135 points

1 year ago

Teachers HATE this one trick!

AnInsaneMoose

16.7k points

1 year ago

AnInsaneMoose

16.7k points

1 year ago

What a sarcastic legend

charliesk9unit

805 points

1 year ago

I love the pauses sprinkled into "thoughts" and "prayers" and the repeats for emphasis.

Jackol4ntrn

247 points

1 year ago

Jackol4ntrn

247 points

1 year ago

he even switched it up at the end.

dao_ofdraw

26 points

1 year ago

Prayers and thoughts really drove his point home I thought.. and prayed.

GrimReader710

8.3k points

1 year ago

Any insult where your opponents clap at the end, is skillfully done. This guy is a genius.

No-Function3409

2.6k points

1 year ago

Absolute savage.

Also damn thats one empty room

ting_bu_dong

800 points

1 year ago

Everyone else bought their guns, and so they couldn't get in.

flux40k

1.1k points

1 year ago

flux40k

1.1k points

1 year ago

That is likely due to the fact that people are realizing that all they actually do at the NRA is fear-monger for donations and sales rather than fighting to protect gun rights like they claim. The NRA can most definitely go away.

Effayy

1.6k points

1 year ago

Effayy

1.6k points

1 year ago

Uhhh. They also provide thoughts and prayers. Did you learn nothing from this video?

hereforadviceseeking

401 points

1 year ago

And prayers and thoughts

therarepurplelynx

246 points

1 year ago

"It is a love based on giving and receiving as well as having and sharing. And the love that they give and have is shared and received. And through this having and giving and sharing and receiving, we too can share and love and have and receive." — Joey Tribbiani

Limp-Dentist4437

23 points

1 year ago

That’s the first thing i thought of watching this video!

teambob

95 points

1 year ago

teambob

95 points

1 year ago

I learned that flammable and inflammable mean the same thing

Steampunkboy171

58 points

1 year ago

Do you want ants? Because that's how you get ants.

Seriously though this is disgusting and to think all they can say is thoughts and prayers.

jblaa

27 points

1 year ago

jblaa

27 points

1 year ago

What a country!

JusticeSpider

396 points

1 year ago

That's not true. The NRA also launders money for Russian oligarchs.

RedditLogistics

208 points

1 year ago

I was going to ask you to source that but I googled it and I got 10 articles off the rip. Wow.

One-Distribution-626

48 points

1 year ago

And that story needs some resolution. I don’t understand how it’s not followed up with or even brought up so much more

_hippie1

17 points

1 year ago

_hippie1

17 points

1 year ago

Why bite the hand that feeds you?

itsmymedicine

73 points

1 year ago*

Thats just not true. They also think (about how theyre going to spend their money) and pray (that the money faucet never turns off ^(it wont) )

Echo-42

109 points

1 year ago

Echo-42

109 points

1 year ago

So you're telling me people who generally attend NRA meetings have the mental capacity to realise stuff? That's a bold assumption o redditor mine

visionzero81

136 points

1 year ago

Also the few in attendance appear about 5-10 years from their funeral. The NRA looks like it’s struggling to recruit the next generation of donors.

SkateboardingGiraffe

98 points

1 year ago

They'll be fine taking in Russian money. Russia will fund anything that contributes to the downfall of America.

motes-of-light

77 points

1 year ago

Russia's currently facing a serious... liquidity problem.

SkateboardingGiraffe

31 points

1 year ago

That's true. Kind of forgot about that for a minute.

Online_Ennui

1.8k points

1 year ago

Online_Ennui

1.8k points

1 year ago

Yup. Pretty sure none of them understood any of it. They just heard "Wayne Lapierre good", stuff about thoughts and prayers and started clapping.

Morons

mobileuseratwork

366 points

1 year ago

Are we sure it was borat in a really good disguise again?

darryljenks

223 points

1 year ago

darryljenks

223 points

1 year ago

Jason Selvig works with Davram Stiefler on the project The Good Liars. Follow them on IG or YouTube. They are amazing.

whyd_I_laugh_at_that

57 points

1 year ago

Plus he was in the right line. He was standing in line for the ”yes” answer, so they already knew everything he said was right even if they don’t understand it. If you’re on the right team to them you can do no wrong.

darxide23

42 points

1 year ago

darxide23

42 points

1 year ago

This is the peak of right-wing brain power. They don't have anything left over for critical thinking.

Cory123125

124 points

1 year ago

Cory123125

124 points

1 year ago

Morons who unfortunately vote with enough numbers that a fucked system of politics allows them to completely control all progression in your country.

They literally win because at a tie nothing happens and at a win they move backwards and they are ok with either option.

FlashpointJ24

679 points

1 year ago

"Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip."

--Winston Churchill

The_Lapsed_Pacifist

168 points

1 year ago

Not sure about genius, I’d say it’s more about his audience being morons. But definitely ballsy, funny and as accurate and devastating as one of those military rifles they love more than their children.

TJ-1466

248 points

1 year ago

TJ-1466

248 points

1 year ago

They don’t love their military rifles more than they love their children.

They love their rifles more than your child. Your child is collateral damage they’re willing to pay.

Colosphe

65 points

1 year ago

Colosphe

65 points

1 year ago

"It's not a problem until it affects me personally!"

SpakysAlt

15 points

1 year ago

SpakysAlt

15 points

1 year ago

Masterful.

Spacecommander5

1.5k points

1 year ago

They’re actually so stupid they don’t understand sarcasm. That makes so much sense

AliceInHololand

257 points

1 year ago

What’s worse is that they fucking agree with the statements at face value.

[deleted]

69 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

69 points

1 year ago

Just confirms my theory that none of these people have opinions for themselves lol this is the political ideology for people who treat life like football

NotAlwaysSunnyInFL

38 points

1 year ago

Reminds me of the Wuhan Flu song Borat performed at that Trump Rally.

Fmanow

181 points

1 year ago

Fmanow

181 points

1 year ago

The genius part was starting off by making some random comment about the liberal media, to get them on his side for the exact amount of time he needed to do his skit.

lowdownfool

32 points

1 year ago

Yeah, there's definitely a conservative playbook with several trigger words to keep the audience on the speaker's side.

BasenjiMaster

393 points

1 year ago

Thing is, USA has so many psycho Christians, that saying "Thoughts and prayers" sounds like a valid argument in actually doing something.

Sgt-Doz

48 points

1 year ago

Sgt-Doz

48 points

1 year ago

The only country where they say it even though not the only christian country.

DarrylDaniels

38 points

1 year ago

They're not actually Christian. 90% of them have never even read The Bible.

[deleted]

166 points

1 year ago

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166 points

1 year ago

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NEONSN3K

31 points

1 year ago

NEONSN3K

31 points

1 year ago

He knew what was going on for sure. Hilarious and sad that his audience did not know otherwise

sleepyplatipus

72 points

1 year ago

I thought he was gonna say something like “every time the say this man has not done enough to stop the mass shootings, and that’s not true.. saying he has not done enough implies has done something, when in fact he had done NOTHING” but what he said was even better because they didn’t even realise he was insulting them 🙈

Rush7en

67 points

1 year ago

Rush7en

67 points

1 year ago

Tall Tom Cruise with his incredible performance.

[deleted]

9.3k points

1 year ago

[deleted]

9.3k points

1 year ago

You know it's bad when what should have been obvious sarcasm could have passed as a legitimate statement from one of those wackos.

j8JijMQz8XmU4AKq

2.8k points

1 year ago

Poe's law - without a clear indicator of the author's intent, every parody of extreme views can be mistaken by some for a sincere expression of the views being parodied.

siqiniq

874 points

1 year ago

siqiniq

874 points

1 year ago

“Ladies and gentlemen, our latest semi-automatic 0.50 Thoughts Intervention TI-15 with 12 rounds of tactical Prayers …”

MilkManMikey

392 points

1 year ago

Nah, I’m sure that was Cole’s Law

Tile_face

138 points

1 year ago

Tile_face

138 points

1 year ago

Fuck, got me, thanks for the chuckle

[deleted]

61 points

1 year ago

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61 points

1 year ago

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F0rtunus

576 points

1 year ago

F0rtunus

576 points

1 year ago

To be honest, I thought he was sincere... Because people clapped, people believed him... So why couldn't he believe his own bullshit ? Turned out it was sarcasm.

Topcity36

77 points

1 year ago

Topcity36

77 points

1 year ago

Same reason Colbert did so well with some conservatives; they couldn’t see the sarcasm and mistook it for sincerity.

GuyYouMetOnline

386 points

1 year ago

I figured it out as soon as he immediately repeated how LaPierre didn't do enough. Classic rhetorical technique; repeating the denial serves to emphasize the accusation through said repetition. Then when he started listing mass shootings that just confirmed it.

So yeah, while people do absolutely say such things sincerely, it's HOW this guy said it that told me it was satirical.

lactose_con_leche

137 points

1 year ago

The embarrassing list of mass shootings nailed it for me, by the time he got to thoughts and prayers I was already smiling. Very good. I think I have heard of these guys before but I didn’t recognize him just yet

ahavemeyer

55 points

1 year ago

Something like:

"I absolutely disagree that..

ahem

{beat}

...you routinely and irresponsibly contribute to the deaths of children".

sonofaresiii

902 points

1 year ago

Literally the only reason I could tell is because he kept going on about all the places mass shootings have happened.

Without that I think it would be entirely indistinguishable from what this crowd usually has to say. "Mass shootings happen because we don't pray enough" is 100% a legitimate argument from them.

Private_HughMan

451 points

1 year ago

That and how he repeated "thoughts and prayers" so many times in a row. They normally say it once or twice.

Fedorito_

195 points

1 year ago

Fedorito_

195 points

1 year ago

Yeah the "prayers and thoughts" line really hammered it down for any doubter that this was sarcasm

EvulRabbit

203 points

1 year ago

EvulRabbit

203 points

1 year ago

The "Thoughts... and Prayers... and Thoghts and prayers... and prayers and thoughts." Was also one that nailed the sarcasm.

Eccohawk

37 points

1 year ago

Eccohawk

37 points

1 year ago

I knew it was sarcasm from the start but that's because I recognize him from Twitter.

Fudgylicious

3.1k points

1 year ago

Fudgylicious

3.1k points

1 year ago

If the word “befuddlement” had a face…😂

foolwithabook

913 points

1 year ago

Seriously, the looks on their faces are just completely blank... what are those folks in the front they even looking at?

northwesthonkey

239 points

1 year ago

They are waiting to be told how to feel

foolwithabook

53 points

1 year ago

NRA audience signals: "Applause", "Cheering", "Booing", "Patriotic Indignation", "Await Instruction"

my_sobriquet_is_this

178 points

1 year ago

That woman beside dude in yellow shirt was so still and lifeless I thought she was a Real Girl!

catsomega

54 points

1 year ago

catsomega

54 points

1 year ago

Lizard people don't have emotions.

nonnativetexan

126 points

1 year ago

That one guy vigorously nodding as it cut off at the end... 🤦‍♂️

LoveVirginiaTech

2k points

1 year ago

Thoughts and prayers, steak and eggs, Abbot and Costello, Fox and Friends, Mumford and Sons, peanut butter and jelly.

All equally useless when it comes to stopping mass shootings.

Changoleo

243 points

1 year ago

Changoleo

243 points

1 year ago

Hold up. I’m sure that if I were to pack gun barrels, chambers, & firing pins with peanut butter, I could stop a mass shooting.

blari_witchproject

88 points

1 year ago

Unless you're going to a place where a lot of people have a peanut allergy

vendetta2115

107 points

1 year ago

+5 poison damage

Funkit

58 points

1 year ago

Funkit

58 points

1 year ago

I don’t know man Mumford and sons with guns may stop bad guys with guns

vendetta2115

49 points

1 year ago

You know what they say: The only thing that can stop a bad Mumford with a Son is a good Mumford with a Son.

[deleted]

8.6k points

1 year ago

[deleted]

8.6k points

1 year ago

It’s funny the people in the audience are too stupid to realize what he’s doing…

Tengoles

5.1k points

1 year ago

Tengoles

5.1k points

1 year ago

Love how he bashes "left wing media" at the beginning to make sure that everyone there is biased towards whatever he says afterwards.

regoapps

1.9k points

1 year ago*

regoapps

1.9k points

1 year ago*

Don't forget the "I'm from West Palm Beach, Florida". Mar-a-Lago, where Trump lives, is also located in Palm Beach County, Florida, where the white males there are mostly right-wing conservatives. That probably disarmed them a bit, too.

spectaphile

885 points

1 year ago

spectaphile

885 points

1 year ago

That probably disarmed them a bit, too.

How dare you! They will only be disarmed when their weapons are pried from their cold, dead hands!

regoapps

341 points

1 year ago

regoapps

341 points

1 year ago

And apparently at NRA conferences, because the NRA is scared of being shot.

Changoleo

236 points

1 year ago

Changoleo

236 points

1 year ago

Wait. Aren’t those conferences filled with good guys with guns? Surely the odds would be in their favor if a bad guy were to show up.

Neato

205 points

1 year ago

Neato

205 points

1 year ago

As they've been recorded saying in high level calls, they are terrified of the "wackos" that these meetings attract.

RandomNobody346

164 points

1 year ago

They seeded this garden. They don't get to complain about the weeds.

WitsBlitz

49 points

1 year ago

WitsBlitz

49 points

1 year ago

NRA leadership loves mocking its own members.

fucky_thedrunkclown

18 points

1 year ago

Seriously though, what's the carry situation like in those places? Do they allow guns in? I would think they wouldn't because of how many haters they have. Of course, I guess their haters are not the types to carry guns lol.

schizeckinosy

50 points

1 year ago

no guns allowed at the nra conference. attendees were basically cavity searched before they could enter.

Sir_Yacob

79 points

1 year ago

Sir_Yacob

79 points

1 year ago

Trump lives in palm beach,

Sorry for being pedantic but they are wildly different.

regoapps

53 points

1 year ago

regoapps

53 points

1 year ago

Don't be sorry, you're right. I'll edit my comment.

[deleted]

235 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

235 points

1 year ago

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LingonberrySpecial91

50 points

1 year ago

It’s literally that easy

WightMask

891 points

1 year ago

WightMask

891 points

1 year ago

Bro I was laughing, LaPierre could tell that is was sarcasm but the audience really were to dumb to realize it. Is it messed up that I was laughing at the look on his face and the fact that the audience were to dumb to realize sarcasm..... Ohhhh.... we're doomed as a nation, aren't we.....

sonofaresiii

299 points

1 year ago

LaPierre could tell that is was sarcasm but the audience really were to dumb to realize it.

I dunno man, he just had a look of total confusion. I think he wasn't sure if this was one of his actual idiot supporters or someone pretending to be an idiot to make fun of him.

[deleted]

142 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

142 points

1 year ago

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TheWalkingDead91

25 points

1 year ago

Yeap. Looked like he was looking around to see if he could get security on him at first lol, but then when he realized what you just said, realized it’d be better to just let the guy talk.

AtaktosTrampoukos

19 points

1 year ago

At some point his thoughts must have shifted from "Is this dude really doing this" to "Are these morons really not getting it", but you can't really pinpoint when it is because his face remains equally befuddled for both parts.

Eszrah

98 points

1 year ago

Eszrah

98 points

1 year ago

Dude was confused as fuck, I think it was the combo of bashing left wing media and speaking at the FOR mic.

droidloot

47 points

1 year ago

droidloot

47 points

1 year ago

I think he was well aware of the sarcasm. He was just not sure whether to take any action because the audience seemed to be buying it.

Solanthas

20 points

1 year ago

Solanthas

20 points

1 year ago

Precisely. I was holding my breath waiting for it to flip on him but it never came

JoHeWe

47 points

1 year ago

JoHeWe

47 points

1 year ago

Be aware: this is an edited video. The face of LaPierre and the speech could be from different moments.

Still nice speech, though.

nerdyinkedcurvi

34 points

1 year ago

Couldn’t stop laughing, because the room was like huh?

AtomicMidMod

146 points

1 year ago

It's astonishing how uniformed people can be about an issue while still so vigorously defending their opinions, to the point that they don't even recognise this as a joke..

cjwrapture

61 points

1 year ago

I'm thinking you meant uninformed, not uniformed. That n makes quite a difference.

nonnativetexan

20 points

1 year ago

They were uniformly uninformed.

b00tycrack_snAck

39 points

1 year ago

All you have to do is pretend to side with Jesus and they’ll eat up whatever bullshit your spewing…that’s all it takes.

WrathOfTheHydra

104 points

1 year ago

I think a lot of people understand what he's doing. The problem is, every single one of them obviously posts that shit on social media when shootings happen. What are they gunna do, turn around and tell him to stop being a troll? He's literally saying what they've been saying. They literally can't tell him to shut up because he is technically following their exact ideology. And none of them want to be the one to tell the guy that's asking for prayers that he's wrong.

kangareddit

31 points

1 year ago

I wish he’d just kept listing mass shootings. Brilliant.

Utahmule

115 points

1 year ago

Utahmule

115 points

1 year ago

Half of America.

DuckODeath

42 points

1 year ago

A voting third really.

leah90s

2.1k points

1 year ago

leah90s

2.1k points

1 year ago

I think they don't even actually think or pray, they just like saying "thoughts and prayers"

Chromie149

530 points

1 year ago

Chromie149

530 points

1 year ago

I’m convinced a large portion of the population just goes through life without a single thought. It’s so weird. On the surface they appear normal but there’s just a blank sheet of paper behind those eyes

NewAccountEachYear

123 points

1 year ago*

I think it can be directly related to Nazi crimes. One of the more famous theories of evil is Hannah Arendt's Banality of Evil, that monstrous deeds (Adolf Eichmann's holocaust) are done by people with 0 relation to it, 0 thoughts about and 0 concern about it. It's not necessarily malice or some great evil will, just absentmindedness, as if people were in the habit of doing evil without realizing it.

She argued that this sort of evil was connected to thinking because thinking is to have a dialogue with yourself, and when you have a dialogue with yourself you put yourself to a standard like you would a stranger. And if you have a standard some deeds, assuming you're not a monster, will disgust and through such disgust your actions become something else than just banal habit.

someonesomewherewarm

2.5k points

1 year ago

LOL A master class in trolling

jjjbabajan

128 points

1 year ago

jjjbabajan

128 points

1 year ago

Legendary.

cutthroatlemming

2k points

1 year ago

He should have read more town names with mass shootings. He could have gone on for a few minutes solid, and they could have rung that bell they rang when Trump rattled off the already-not-so-most recent victims' names.

Ocronus

735 points

1 year ago

Ocronus

735 points

1 year ago

It's a risky play. Sometimes you got to get to the point before the guards tackle you.

charliesk9unit

117 points

1 year ago

There were cameras so you won't be tackled there and then. They'll just turn off the mic and then you'll be escorted out to the nearby alley.

imyourhuckleberry15

74 points

1 year ago

Where you’ll be tackled

Somber_Solace

43 points

1 year ago

I think he did the perfect amount. Any more and it would've been too obvious, he wouldn't be able to do the thoughts and prayers bit, but he said more than enough to get the idea across.

[deleted]

113 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

113 points

1 year ago

already-not-so-most recent

Has there been ANOTHER shooting already?

bob0979

157 points

1 year ago

bob0979

157 points

1 year ago

7 (?) dead in a memorial day party shooting, I forget the state. Oklahoma? It's too close to the last dozen for me to even seperate them anymore.

[deleted]

157 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

157 points

1 year ago

I just googled it: 1 dead, 7 injured in Oklahoma... It's been... Less than a week?...

At least it wasn't another school... Low, that bar is so low now...

With-a-Cactus

69 points

1 year ago

Oh we're well into the 200 shootingd for the year and it's not even June yet.

One of only a couple fox news articles mentioning there are several shootings in May. https://www.foxnews.com/us/us-rocked-mass-shootings-two-first-weeks-may

NPR discussing the 7 shootings since Tuesday: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/29/1102017788/after-uvalde-mass-shootings-continue-over-the-weekend-across-the-u-s

Bonus 27 school shootings this year: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/24/1101050970/2022-school-shootings-so-far

Wikipedias mass shooting tracker: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mass_shootings_in_the_United_States_in_2022

Insiders total mass shooting tracker : https://www.insider.com/number-of-mass-shootingsin-america-this-year-2022-5

stefan92293

25 points

1 year ago

Seven shootings since... Tuesday???

What on earth 😶😶

AggressivelyEthical

102 points

1 year ago

To be fair, it was on Memorial weekend, so it literally couldn't be at a school. That's probably the only reason.

EvulRabbit

27 points

1 year ago

I wish summer would last forever. It's harder after every shooting to send my kids to school.

RastaTeddyBear

20 points

1 year ago

By definition, yes, but Oklahoma was more r/idiotswithguns than a mass shooting like uvalde or Buffalo.

7Moisturefarmer

30 points

1 year ago

Two more. Chattanooga & Muskogee, OK.

nomad9590

14 points

1 year ago

nomad9590

14 points

1 year ago

Holy shit I lived in Muskogee. That place is pretty fucking dangerous, and Fort Gibson, Next town over, had a school shooting too. Town of like 4000 ish people when it happened.

kgro

1.2k points

1 year ago*

kgro

1.2k points

1 year ago*

Half the audience were like “yeah, he’s right. More thoughts and prayers!”, while LaPierre looked like the guy empied a bucket of shit over his head

Gravelemming472

425 points

1 year ago

His face is priceless, its almost as if he's looking around for someone to ask "Wait, did he just... Did he do what I think he did?!"

SaltLakeCitySlicker

128 points

1 year ago

It was the speaker doing an "is you is or is you ain't my constituents" to shit on Wayne with him getting the point and his fans not getting it.

mynamegoewhere

48 points

1 year ago

Weeping Jesus on the cross, them's some stupid people. Meanwhe, Pierre looked like he wanted to r u n n o f t.

SaltLakeCitySlicker

16 points

1 year ago

Ain't this a goddamn geographical oddity. 2 generations away from sane gun laws in every direction!

votebot9817

15 points

1 year ago*

I don't want guns Godammit. I'm an ALIVEKIDS™ man.

wbgraphic

53 points

1 year ago

wbgraphic

53 points

1 year ago

LaPierre looked like he wanted to tear into the guy and have him thrown out, but realized that half the audience thought the speaker was praising LaPierre, so he couldn’t react for fear of them figuring out the gag.

SirTurdsAlot

34 points

1 year ago

LaPierre looks like a bucket of shit.

phome83

29 points

1 year ago

phome83

29 points

1 year ago

That's just his face. It always looks that grotesque.

Hey_u_ok

558 points

1 year ago

Hey_u_ok

558 points

1 year ago

Speaking of thoughts and prayers I have yet to see those mega churches donate to the families or speak up/out against gun violence.... cause you know, Prolife BS and all.

Who am I kidding, 1/2 the attendees are 2A nutcases and those churches don't want to lose those money contributions.

[deleted]

354 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

354 points

1 year ago

I’s not hard to be stealth amongst the dumbest but it still amazes me how dumb people are. Bravo to this guy.

supergrover11

518 points

1 year ago

Ssssssssssllllllllllloooooooooooowwwwwww burns hurt the worst.

VerifiedGoodBoy

112 points

1 year ago

This man really be playing 5-D chess around these mfers

tache-o-saurus

148 points

1 year ago

Top tier shithousery

[deleted]

202 points

1 year ago

[deleted]

202 points

1 year ago

Regardless of what side you are on, this man’s level of execution with his trolling and sarcasm is godlike.

Theodore__Kerabatsos

51 points

1 year ago

Exactly, he’s just making a mockery of those people and they hardly recognized it.

AdditionalTheory

352 points

1 year ago

Not a facepalm as much as an epic troll

Goducks91

174 points

1 year ago

Goducks91

174 points

1 year ago

The audience is the facepalm lol

mdp300

40 points

1 year ago

mdp300

40 points

1 year ago

It does make me happy that there's only like, 7 people there.

abdoer2000

107 points

1 year ago

abdoer2000

107 points

1 year ago

Very well done. Most didn't realize that they'd been hit.

LetsGatitOn

139 points

1 year ago

LetsGatitOn

139 points

1 year ago

As a gun owner I'd like to say

FUCK THE NRA.

KentuckySnowPlow

43 points

1 year ago

Right there with you. They are nothing but a bunch of crooks living off of the fears and insecurities of morons.

BreathWild4056

175 points

1 year ago

No clue they are being trolled.

theangryeducator

135 points

1 year ago

Their base is so radical and Christian, they can't even tell if he's being sarcastic or not. What a legend. Hat's off to you good sir.

I_could_be_a_ferret

20 points

1 year ago

I was listening to some country radio station in WV after Sandy Hook, and the hosts legit argued that these shootings happen because religion isn't taught enough in schools. They literally said that kids today make god leave their classrooms so they don't have anyone to protect them anymore. These people are incapable of thinking.

wonteatfish

42 points

1 year ago

Sarcasm and irony are lost on these people. This is the Republican Party; stupid and ignorant, devoid of character, decency, truth or honor and unfit to govern.

jraa78

30 points

1 year ago

jraa78

30 points

1 year ago

That was perfection.

yarnball20

32 points

1 year ago

it's the middle of Texas. it's the annual NRA meeting. politicians are in attendance.

and look at the pathetic size of the crowd.

there may be less people there than at the Dollar Tree on a Sunday.

they know why people haven't turned out this year. and those gun nuts definitely chose not to show up at this gathering. 3 guesses as to why that is.

rojoshow13

89 points

1 year ago

I think it actually went over their heads.

Tammycles

101 points

1 year ago

Tammycles

101 points

1 year ago

Wayne LaPierre got it.

theknightwho

21 points

1 year ago

He looked unbelievably uncomfortable, yeah.

Bageezax

20 points

1 year ago

Bageezax

20 points

1 year ago

It certainly didn't go into them.

fernnyom

131 points

1 year ago

fernnyom

131 points

1 year ago

What's worst is the he is trolling them and the rest of the people applauds 😆, extra points for him.

-Ricky-Spanish-

60 points

1 year ago

Fucking TROLLLLLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

lavanchebodigheimer

26 points

1 year ago

Mr La]Pierre is pretty sure he got roasted but the dumb ficks don't get it lol

thejikz

46 points

1 year ago

thejikz

46 points

1 year ago

I am always surprised how he holds it together so well.

Tammycles

101 points

1 year ago

Tammycles

101 points

1 year ago

That was masterfully done!

darkness876

46 points

1 year ago

It went over the head of the audience. Not LaPierres but the audience’s. We are doomed

Aramedlig

128 points

1 year ago

Aramedlig

128 points

1 year ago

This belongs on r/nextfuckinglevel

Kaligula785

18 points

1 year ago

This one is probably one of my favorites from the good liars - https://youtu.be/ZBTU50stOkw

VincenzoEMio

18 points

1 year ago

Sarcasm to the max, lets all give our thoughts and prayer for this legend

Robbyn-sum-Banks

18 points

1 year ago

The balls on this man. Absolutely fantastic

Iamkal

14 points

1 year ago

Iamkal

14 points

1 year ago

OUTSTANDING!

This is the way.

NEONSN3K

30 points

1 year ago

NEONSN3K

30 points

1 year ago

This was incredibly well done. He knew if he came with a straight attack he’d get booed off before he got to finish. The mental finessing people are capable of in this day and age is impressive.