Thread: RIP Joey Vento
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08-25-2011, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by DrDoom View Post

On the other hand it has implications and that was my point. No he's not Hitler..he is an agent of intolerance spewing out nativist type rhetoric which is how it always starts out. Some people are missing the nuance of my point but I realize I'm dealing with a sports forum...
Meh, this kind of thing has always existed in America, and at times it has been far worse than it is now. It will likely always exist in America. In nearly every country on earth, it's worse. I'm not terribly worried about Vento's followers mobilizing, politicizing, becoming emperor, dissolving the senate, and blowing up Alderaan. Though while remaining vague, there are some people lately who have made me go "hmmm."

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