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What Is Wrong With These People?, Part II: Paul Gosar

And finally, as long as we are talking about characters of dubious... well, character, let's take a look at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ). It would seem the Representative regularly produces a newsletter, which he posts to his official House website. We were not aware of this fact previously, but we took a look at the latest edition, and it's a doozy.

Here is the most unhinged portion of this week's (month's?) newsletter:

After the riot was in full swing, the Chief's request for National Guard was finally approved. But even after approval was given, General Milley, the homosexual-promoting-BLM-activist Chairman of the military joint chiefs, delayed. Of course, we now know that the deviant Milley was coordinating with Nancy Pelosi to hurt President Trump, and treasonously working behind Trump's back. In a better society, quislings like the strange sodomy-promoting General Milley would be hung. He had one boss: President Trump, and instead he was secretly meeting with Pelosi and coordinating with her to hurt Trump. That is, when he wasn't also secretly coordinating and sharing intelligence with the Chinese military. How this traitor remains in office is a question we need answered.

First of all, it's "hanged," you idiot. If you say that in a better society, the sodomites would be hung, you're asking for something very different than you presumably intend to ask for. In any event, Gosar is the walking embodiment of Poe's Law: that, absent a clear indicator of authorial intent, it's difficult to tell a parody of an extremist from an actual extremist. If you hadn't read today's post in order, would you have been able to guess which was real and which was a joke between "pinko socialist abortion-loving trans-enabling Soros lackey" and "homosexual-promoting-BLM-activist"?

Of course, readers know that we are not extremists and that Gosar most certainly is. But at this point, we wonder if it goes beyond that. If you click on the link to the newsletter, it reads very much like a manifesto, including the extreme assertions, of course, but also weird and arbitrary use of graphics and color, and rapid shifts from one rant to another. It's really quite unsettling.

The staff psychiatrist is busy at work on her book Chicken Soup for the Schizophrenic's Soul, and so is not available for consultation. However we note that Gosar's family says they do not recognize the man he has become. Meanwhile, his ranting and raving (and this is hardly the first incident) sure seems to go well beyond politics, and to be into the realm of dysfunction. This is not a promising fact pattern. Let's put it this way. If there's a headline "[MEMBER OF CONGRESS] snaps, does [VERY BAD ACT]," you'd kind of have to take Gosar over the field, wouldn't you? (Z)

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