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This GOP Senate candidate just released a video calling for some Republicans to be hunted

On Sunday, Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said he received a letter in the mail a few days ago that threatened to execute him, his wife and their newborn.

"There is violence in the future, I'm going to tell you," Kinzinger said on ABC's "This Week." "And until we get a grip on telling people the truth, we can't expect any differently."

Less than 24 hours later, Eric Greitens, a leading contender for the Republican Senate nomination in Missouri, released a new video in which he is depicted as hunting RINOs (Republicans in Name Only).

"I'm Eric Greitens, Navy SEAL, and today we're going RINO hunting." Greitens says as he walks down a sidewalk with a gun in hand.

The video cuts to a house where Greitens, surrounded by what looks like a tactical unit, waits by the door. "The RINO feeds on corruption and is marked by the stripes of cowardice," says Greitens. The unit smashes the door down and throws what looks like a smoke grenade. Greitens strides through the door. "Join the MAGA crew," he says. "Get a RINO hunting permit. There's no bagging limit, no tagging limit and it doesn't expire until we save our country."

Um, what? Like, what the actual heck?!?

Two observations:

1) Given the extremely contentious nature of our political climate -- not to mention the recent mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas -- is it really wise to post a video that shows the house of a political opponent being stormed by people with big guns?

2) The inherent message in Greitens' video is that it's totally ok for armed individuals to storm a private home because, um, the person living there doesn't agree with your views on politics and policy. Sit with that one for a minute.

What's remarkable is that this isn't a video posted by some fringe candidate who has no chance of winning and is desperate for attention. Quite the contrary. Greitens is seen as one of the top candidates in the Missouri GOP Senate field ahead of the August 2 primary. Greitens resigned as governor of the state in 2018 after a series of ethical lapses and accusations of sexual misconduct. He did not admit to any legal wrongdoing, and criminal charges against him were dropped.

While Donald Trump has yet to offer any endorsement in the race, Politico reported earlier this year that the former President is fond of Greitens. Among the other candidates running for the Republican Senate nomination in Missouri are Reps. Vicky Hartzler and Billy Long and state Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

What would prompt Greitens to post a video that's, at best, irresponsible and at worst, outright dangerous? Because he believes it will work. 

And by "work" I mean two things:

1) It will draw a massive amount of attention -- negative or positive -- to his campaign. Within three hours of being posted to Twitter, the video had already racked up more than 1 million views. Facebook moved quickly to remove the video Monday "for violating our policies prohibiting violence and incitement," according to Meta spokesman Andy Stone. Twitter put a label on Greitens' post saying it violated the social media platform's rules, but that it "may be in the public's interest for the Tweet to remain accessible," CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reported.

2) The negative attention Greitens gets for the video will be used by the candidate as proof positive to the Republican base that Democrats and the media are freaking out about him and his candidacy. I'd be surprised if it took Greitens' team more than 24 hours to turn the negative reaction to the video into a fundraising appeal.

Which speaks to how fundamentally broken our political system is. It shouldn't be a partisan debate that a video like the one Greitens posted Monday is beyond the pale. But unfortunately, that's exactly what it is.

This story has been updated with additional information.

 

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30 minutes ago, HipKat said:

 

This GOP Senate candidate just released a video calling for some Republicans to be hunted

On Sunday, Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said he received a letter in the mail a few days ago that threatened to execute him, his wife and their newborn.

"There is violence in the future, I'm going to tell you," Kinzinger said on ABC's "This Week." "And until we get a grip on telling people the truth, we can't expect any differently."

Less than 24 hours later, Eric Greitens, a leading contender for the Republican Senate nomination in Missouri, released a new video in which he is depicted as hunting RINOs (Republicans in Name Only).

"I'm Eric Greitens, Navy SEAL, and today we're going RINO hunting." Greitens says as he walks down a sidewalk with a gun in hand.

The video cuts to a house where Greitens, surrounded by what looks like a tactical unit, waits by the door. "The RINO feeds on corruption and is marked by the stripes of cowardice," says Greitens. The unit smashes the door down and throws what looks like a smoke grenade. Greitens strides through the door. "Join the MAGA crew," he says. "Get a RINO hunting permit. There's no bagging limit, no tagging limit and it doesn't expire until we save our country."

Um, what? Like, what the actual heck?!?

Two observations:

1) Given the extremely contentious nature of our political climate -- not to mention the recent mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas -- is it really wise to post a video that shows the house of a political opponent being stormed by people with big guns?

2) The inherent message in Greitens' video is that it's totally ok for armed individuals to storm a private home because, um, the person living there doesn't agree with your views on politics and policy. Sit with that one for a minute.

What's remarkable is that this isn't a video posted by some fringe candidate who has no chance of winning and is desperate for attention. Quite the contrary. Greitens is seen as one of the top candidates in the Missouri GOP Senate field ahead of the August 2 primary. Greitens resigned as governor of the state in 2018 after a series of ethical lapses and accusations of sexual misconduct. He did not admit to any legal wrongdoing, and criminal charges against him were dropped.

While Donald Trump has yet to offer any endorsement in the race, Politico reported earlier this year that the former President is fond of Greitens. Among the other candidates running for the Republican Senate nomination in Missouri are Reps. Vicky Hartzler and Billy Long and state Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

What would prompt Greitens to post a video that's, at best, irresponsible and at worst, outright dangerous? Because he believes it will work. 

And by "work" I mean two things:

1) It will draw a massive amount of attention -- negative or positive -- to his campaign. Within three hours of being posted to Twitter, the video had already racked up more than 1 million views. Facebook moved quickly to remove the video Monday "for violating our policies prohibiting violence and incitement," according to Meta spokesman Andy Stone. Twitter put a label on Greitens' post saying it violated the social media platform's rules, but that it "may be in the public's interest for the Tweet to remain accessible," CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reported.

2) The negative attention Greitens gets for the video will be used by the candidate as proof positive to the Republican base that Democrats and the media are freaking out about him and his candidacy. I'd be surprised if it took Greitens' team more than 24 hours to turn the negative reaction to the video into a fundraising appeal.

Which speaks to how fundamentally broken our political system is. It shouldn't be a partisan debate that a video like the one Greitens posted Monday is beyond the pale. But unfortunately, that's exactly what it is.

This story has been updated with additional information.

 

Nimrod.  When will you condemn leftist/lib weirdos and kooks?  Answer: Never.  F'off.  LOL

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5 hours ago, RichJ said:

Lol . Hunt republicans? The idiots forget which side has most if the guns.

The only Hunter  they have hunts blow,crack and hookers 

Hey dipshit, did you even read the article or did you miss it was a fucking Republican that said he was hunting RINO's. moron. 

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“There he goes. One of God's own prototypes.

A high-powered mutant of some kind, never even considered for mass production.

Too weird to live, and too rare to die.”

 

Twitter: @HKTheResistance

 

HipKat, on *** other h***, is genuine, unapoli***tically nasty, and w**** his hea** on his ******. jc856

I’ll just forward them to Bridgett. comssvet11

Seek help. soflabillsfan

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21 minutes ago, HipKat said:

Hey dipshit, did you even read the article or did you miss it was a fucking Republican that said he was hunting RINO's. moron. 

Hip you are wasting your time with that dumbass.

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6 hours ago, SpikedLemonade said:

Hip you are wasting your time with that dumbass.

I can't handle the loss of grey matter that comes with reading his posts so I had to put him back on ignore for awhile. Let the other MAGAT scum take the brain damage instead

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“There he goes. One of God's own prototypes.

A high-powered mutant of some kind, never even considered for mass production.

Too weird to live, and too rare to die.”

 

Twitter: @HKTheResistance

 

HipKat, on *** other h***, is genuine, unapoli***tically nasty, and w**** his hea** on his ******. jc856

I’ll just forward them to Bridgett. comssvet11

Seek help. soflabillsfan

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Now tell us about Steve Scalise.

Sack "The Buffalo Range's TRUSTED News Source!"

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” ~ Dresden James

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Anybody think Greitens is trying to stir up shit for the Jan 6 clown show?  I wouldn't put it past him, considering he's a Soros lackey and former democrat.  :niterider:

 

 

 

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10 hours ago, SackMan518 said:

Now tell us about Steve Scalise.

Oooh a whataboutism!!! 

Shocking!

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“There he goes. One of God's own prototypes.

A high-powered mutant of some kind, never even considered for mass production.

Too weird to live, and too rare to die.”

 

Twitter: @HKTheResistance

 

HipKat, on *** other h***, is genuine, unapoli***tically nasty, and w**** his hea** on his ******. jc856

I’ll just forward them to Bridgett. comssvet11

Seek help. soflabillsfan

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8 minutes ago, HipKat said:

Oooh a whataboutism!!! 

Shocking!

You've been owned... again. I pray the Holy Spirit instills some wisdom and clarity of vision in you soon but so far my prayers have gone unanswered. 

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Sack "The Buffalo Range's TRUSTED News Source!"

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31 minutes ago, SackMan518 said:

You've been owned... again. I pray the Holy Spirit instills some wisdom and clarity of vision in you soon but so far my prayers have gone unanswered. 

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Maybe you should change your name to Sandman

“There he goes. One of God's own prototypes.

A high-powered mutant of some kind, never even considered for mass production.

Too weird to live, and too rare to die.”

 

Twitter: @HKTheResistance

 

HipKat, on *** other h***, is genuine, unapoli***tically nasty, and w**** his hea** on his ******. jc856

I’ll just forward them to Bridgett. comssvet11

Seek help. soflabillsfan

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