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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:22 PM

 

Gianforte (GOP candidate for US House in Montana) just physically assaulted a reporter. COPS CALLED

Ben Jacobs of the Guardian is reporting Gianforte "body slammed" him and broke his glasses.

https://mobile.twitter.com/bencjacobs/status/867519689252929540


Ben Jacobs @Bencjacobs

There was a local TV crew there when Gianforte body slammed me. Audio is posting soon at @GuardianUS
7:16 PM May 24, 2017


https://mobile.twitter.com/aseitzwald/status/867523010286190594


Whitney Bermes @wabermes

Jacobs reported this to #Bozeman police. Just heard it come over the scanner.

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Reply Gianforte (GOP candidate for US House in Montana) just physically assaulted a reporter. COPS CALLED (Original post)
geek tragedy May 2017 OP
Boomerproud May 2017 #1
geek tragedy May 2017 #2
dhill926 May 2017 #3
mcar May 2017 #4
spanone May 2017 #5
Wellstone ruled May 2017 #6
wildeyed May 2017 #7
bitterross May 2017 #8
Dawson Leery May 2017 #13
mnmoderatedem May 2017 #9
octoberlib May 2017 #10
mnmoderatedem May 2017 #11
panader0 May 2017 #12
geek tragedy May 2017 #14
panader0 May 2017 #15

Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:26 PM

1. Not the first time. Remember that NY congresscritter that threatened to throw a reporter over the

balcony? He'll get elected 'cause he's "tough".

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Response to Boomerproud (Reply #1)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:32 PM

2. this guy actually did it. The reporter called the cops nt

 

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:48 PM

3. sue him into last century...

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:49 PM

4. Wow!

Lock him up.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:49 PM

5. googled him...he opposes everything i believe in and he's a violent asshole.

other than that......

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:49 PM

6. Holy Hanna!

 

Bozeman is ground zero for the Montana Democratic Party. This will get nasty big time.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:50 PM

7. Someone is not handling the pressure well.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:02 PM

8. Getting arrested for that will make him more popular

 

Seriously, it will please the base.

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Response to bitterross (Reply #8)

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:35 PM

13. The Republican right flank has always been on it's knees

for the worst tyrants around.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:08 PM

9. Chris Hayes just interviewed a witness by phone

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:24 PM

11. Chris Hayes is interviewing the guy and playing the audio.

looks like we just picked up a seat in Montana.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:29 PM

12. I'm glad that Ben Jacobs seems to be OK,

but Ben, thanks for taking one for the team. I don't see how Gianforte can
win now.

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Response to panader0 (Reply #12)

Wed May 24, 2017, 09:49 PM

14. Early voting nt

 

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #14)

Wed May 24, 2017, 09:59 PM

15. True.... I feel dumb sometimes.

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