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Someone lit themself on fire? In front of court MSNBC (Original Post) Hassin Bin Sober Apr 19 OP
Omg. Horrifying CNN. PCIntern Apr 19 #1
Unreal yankee87 Apr 19 #2
Very on purpose, he used accelerant. Maru Kitteh Apr 19 #9
Maybe 1 less dump voter. we can do it Apr 19 #3
So it seems Nevilledog Apr 19 #16
Where was it reported that he was seen with a Trump flag? onenote Apr 19 #23
That Catturd has gone way too far. nt Tommy Carcetti Apr 19 #4
. Hassin Bin Sober Apr 19 #10
Laura Coates from CNN was doing a live report in front of the courthouse and she went straight into a MLAA Apr 19 #5
She was remarkable. PCIntern Apr 19 #11
Agree. MLAA Apr 19 #31
It's what CNN does probably better... LowerManhattanite Apr 20 #36
She was incredible in the moment misanthrope Apr 19 #30
Watching it on CNN right now Faygo Kid Apr 19 #6
Correction, he didn't realize it would make Trump smile. Maru Kitteh Apr 19 #8
"About damn time!" -DJT The Unmitigated Gall Apr 19 #26
Watching it on CNN. Laura Coats described the smell of flesh, IS IT A CULT YET??? Maru Kitteh Apr 19 #7
Good thing it wasn't near tRump Blue Owl Apr 19 #12
Trump did this. One more death he is responsible for. librechik Apr 19 #13
Check out his manifesto. He was mentally ill and didn't love Trump. onenote Apr 19 #24
That's messed up RainCaster Apr 19 #14
The media giving a play by play as the country self-immolates Sympthsical Apr 19 #15
Has anyone seen Laura loomer I hope (not) Hassin Bin Sober Apr 19 #20
As far as I can tell, nobody knows why someone MineralMan Apr 19 #17
MAGA is clearly a cult. Kablooie Apr 19 #18
Assumptions are dangerous. onenote Apr 19 #25
He filed a lawsuit against Bill and Hillary Clinton... MAGA uponit7771 Apr 19 #32
They may be dangerous but they are fun. Kablooie Apr 20 #35
Yup.. This is a CULT. Texasgal Apr 19 #19
"My life for you!" nolabear Apr 19 #21
Or (warning graphic) Hassin Bin Sober Apr 19 #22
Yep. Though as it turns out he's a mad conspiracy theorist. nolabear Apr 19 #27
Come on MAGA folks do it for dear orange leader. It's your duty. I'll pay for gas. OverBurn Apr 19 #28
Yes orangecrush Apr 19 #29
NYT - "Biden Losing Support Among Voters that Set Themselves on Fire" maxrandb Apr 19 #33
This message was self-deleted by its author traitorsgalore Apr 19 #34

Maru Kitteh

(28,376 posts)
9. Very on purpose, he used accelerant.
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:46 PM
Apr 19

Apparently, a good one because they had a difficult time extinguishing the carcass.

Nevilledog

(51,895 posts)
16. So it seems
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:57 PM
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A man set himself on fire. He was seen with a Trump flag earlier. Live on @CNN.
10:42 AM · Apr 19, 2024

MLAA

(17,569 posts)
5. Laura Coates from CNN was doing a live report in front of the courthouse and she went straight into a
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:40 PM
Apr 19

Blow by blow report of a person on fire, they were on fire for a couple of minutes before the firefighters got fire extinguishers and started to put out the flames.

MLAA

(17,569 posts)
31. Agree.
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 03:42 PM
Apr 19

Previously I’ve seen her on panels and was impressed yet had never seen her in the field.

LowerManhattanite

(2,399 posts)
36. It's what CNN does probably better...
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 01:25 AM
Apr 20

…than any Cable News outlet. Their on-the-spot reportage has always been concise, hyper-professional and super-informative. I don’t know if it’s in how they recruit, or train or what, but for breaking events they’re at? They’re the gold standard journalistically.

misanthrope

(7,465 posts)
30. She was incredible in the moment
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 03:39 PM
Apr 19

As much as I criticize cable TV news, I have to give her credit for the job she did. She kept her wits, and just automatically launched into concise, clear and descriptive sentences. There was no speculation, no conjecture, just reporting of what she witnessed without fail or hesitation. It was admirable.

Faygo Kid

(21,482 posts)
6. Watching it on CNN right now
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:41 PM
Apr 19

Sounds like he's a goner, been burning for over a minute. How sad. If he did this for Trump, he didn't realize that Trump won't care.

Blue Owl

(51,394 posts)
12. Good thing it wasn't near tRump
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:49 PM
Apr 19

There could have been an explosion from the gas leaking out of his rancid ass

Sympthsical

(9,238 posts)
15. The media giving a play by play as the country self-immolates
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:54 PM
Apr 19

It's difficult to find a more apt metaphor.

Wonder who they were.

MineralMan

(146,439 posts)
17. As far as I can tell, nobody knows why someone
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 01:59 PM
Apr 19

did a self-immolation there. Could be many things. Might not even have to do with Trump.

Kablooie

(18,674 posts)
18. MAGA is clearly a cult.
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 02:00 PM
Apr 19

Only a cult member would protest something like this.

(I assume it had to do with Trump's trial, of course.)

Kablooie

(18,674 posts)
35. They may be dangerous but they are fun.
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 01:07 AM
Apr 20

Assumptions usually support your own world view.
Why not live dangerously?

nolabear

(42,073 posts)
21. "My life for you!"
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 02:43 PM
Apr 19

If you know “The Stand” you’ll get the reference, and how there are those who attract the truly mad because they ARE truly mad.

nolabear

(42,073 posts)
27. Yep. Though as it turns out he's a mad conspiracy theorist.
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 03:26 PM
Apr 19

He thinks (so far alive) the entire government is in on some cryptocurrency conspiracy to tank the economy and bring on the united government that will destroy the world. Or something like that.

maxrandb

(15,565 posts)
33. NYT - "Biden Losing Support Among Voters that Set Themselves on Fire"
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 04:24 PM
Apr 19

"In another 'troubling' example of the enthusiasm gap...."

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