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In two minutes, these (British) Gogglebox viewers produced a more cogent analysis of the Irish referendum result than the entire mainstream Irish media have managed in seven days

Every single talking point is spot on. Not just accurate, but highly relevant too.

I know it’s edited, but come on — these folks are just sitting around watching TV! In a foreign country!

(Kudos to @tvcritics for posting this video on Twitter.)

Question: How deranged are the NRA? Answer: *This* deranged…

Keep watching. Shortly they customize machine guns with pink paint and gold-leaf epigraphs because, you know, ladies.

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Accessories are such fun! (Pic: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO))

 

Other highlights:

  • 3:44 Guy promotes free speech (“Our greatest weapon is truth!”) by smashing a TV showing news with a sledgehammer.
  • 11:57 Presenters prepare an unusual gift for an expectant mother, by shooting some jars of paint in order to create low-tech Pollock-style splatter-art.
  • 13:11 Liberals are accused of holding a “misconceived perception of the world” in which “they believe” that “death is evil” (snowflakes!), when in fact “death is an undeniable fuel of life!

I think most Europeans are genuinely confused at how the NRA have become mainstream voices in US political discourse. But I don’t think Europeans quite grasp just how crazy these NRA nuts actually are.

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