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EdwardBernays

(3,343 posts)
Wed Jan 20, 2016, 04:34 PM Jan 2016

GOP Strategist: Trump supporters "masturbate to anime"

Ah you can't make this shit up.

While explaining that he believes that Donald Trump's success in the Republican party does not mean that establishment conservatism is dying, GOP strategist Rick Wilson dismissed the "childless single men" who support Trump's presidential bid.

"The fact of the matter is, most of them are childless single men who masturbate to anime. They’re not real political players. These are not people who matter in the overall course of humanity," Wilson said of Trump supporters on MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes."


http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/rick-wilson-donald-trump-single-men

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GOP Strategist: Trump supporters "masturbate to anime" (Original Post) EdwardBernays Jan 2016 OP
Hey! I refuse to believe..... daleanime Jan 2016 #1
Umm EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #2
I was watching MSNBC and saw that happen live. Motown_Johnny Jan 2016 #3
ha EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #6
Was not eating or drinking at the time. Motown_Johnny Jan 2016 #7
Pretty funny... The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2016 #4
I am surprised this clip has not gone viral. MrTriumph Jan 2016 #5
This comment is amusing and may be correct Gothmog Jan 2016 #8
Well, it IS true Oilwellian Jan 2016 #9
As a longtime anime fan, I object to the stereotype Wednesdays Feb 2016 #10
you don't have to tell me EdwardBernays Feb 2016 #11
 

Motown_Johnny

(22,308 posts)
3. I was watching MSNBC and saw that happen live.
Wed Jan 20, 2016, 04:43 PM
Jan 2016

Almost unbelievable.


At least they have officially begun to eat their own. Without that demographic, the Republican party will go extinct.

It is their base.


 

Motown_Johnny

(22,308 posts)
7. Was not eating or drinking at the time.
Wed Jan 20, 2016, 05:13 PM
Jan 2016

Was more like a second of wondering if I really heard what I thought I heard before laughing about it.



The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,549 posts)
4. Pretty funny...
Wed Jan 20, 2016, 04:51 PM
Jan 2016

Although my impression from photos of tRump rallies is that they are middle-aged to old white guys whose beer bellies keep them from even locating their own junk.

MrTriumph

(1,720 posts)
5. I am surprised this clip has not gone viral.
Wed Jan 20, 2016, 04:52 PM
Jan 2016

Mr. Wilson's contempt was put into words one (thankfully) seldom hears.

Wednesdays

(17,135 posts)
10. As a longtime anime fan, I object to the stereotype
Wed Feb 17, 2016, 01:43 PM
Feb 2016

that anime is for middle-aged men to masturbate to.

Only a very small segment of the anime world is hentai (anime porn), and usually the "fanservice" is innuendo such as what you'd find on sitcoms like Three's Company. And anime isn't merely "little kid's stuff," either. Most of the movies and series have adult (non-sexual) themes and are targeted towards high-schoolers and young adults, or even older. Check out Death Note or Fullmetal Alchemist sometime, and you'll see what I mean.

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