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Blame the Impeachment Flop on Botox

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Posted By: M2, 11/18/2019 6:51:13 AM

Perhaps you saw this before the tweeter took it down: a badly photoshopped image purporting to be U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) with a nasty look on her face, flipping the bird while former Ambassador Marie Yovanovich testified in the House impeachment proceedings on Friday. (Tweet) O’Malley apologized later, after video showed that the GOP representative from upstate New York did no such thing, and after others noted that the pixelation was fuzzy, the lighting was wrong for an actual image capture, and Stefanik wasn’t, in fact, wearing nail polish that day. Nonetheless, O’Malley had spent some time insisting that he


Photoshopped image. How low can they go?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Zarin 11/18/2019 8:02:26 AM (No. 238089)
The picture was photoshopped but for the leftist True Believer that doesn't matter. They believe what they want to believe. FTA: Mirror neurons are incredibly powerful because they are bidirectional: the same neurons we use to control our own expressions are used to interpret those of other people, and then to reflect them back. That is the basis for social trust. And it’s the basis for effective deception. It’s why artfully photoshopped images and computer-generated deep fakes can promulgate false narratives far and wide." The Botox part is interesting - Burk posits that the cosmetic procedure has killed the ability of people's mirror neurons to accurately read other people' emotions.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog 11/18/2019 8:43:18 AM (No. 238153)
Long winded analysis of a photoshopped fraud. Two sentences would have sufficed. If she were a Democrat, like Talib the Muzzie, then throwing the middle-finger like a junior high student is a great act of defiance to authority and an act of courage. Stefanik can be my Texas Rep anytime she wants.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: hershey 11/18/2019 10:42:02 AM (No. 238298)
How low can they go??? Lower than a snakes belly...I believe NOTHING I hear from the lame stream media.....
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starboard_side 11/18/2019 11:20:23 AM (No. 238336)
It seems the Left will rush to judgement on a whole lot of issues. Group-think will destroy all organizations eventually as they will never have new input, alternative ideas, or be diverse in thought.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Franz 11/18/2019 1:07:32 PM (No. 238412)
Every day I see more evidence that there are "Liars, Dam* Liars, and Democrats."
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Reply 6 - Posted by: kono 11/18/2019 2:03:34 PM (No. 238461)
#1 makes some interesting points. It makes me recall several times when long efforts to persuade some SF Leftie that the central basis for their argument is a lie, which turned out not to matter one whit to the person supporting their position. The witnesses against Kavanaugh were lying? So, what? He's still a rapist. Unborn babies are really alive? So, what? Abortion is still their mother's right. Most of the protest violence in 2017 was by Antifa against defenseless conservatives who were peacefully exercising their 1st Amendment rights? So, what? Trump supporters caused the violence used against them, because they support a fascist (who's racist and sexist, to boot). When efforts to reason with people meet with obstinate refusal to reconsider views, the temptation is to just let fists do the talking. (Until I remember how conflict-averse I am and that fists wouldn't convince the reality-averse any more effectively than truth and reason...)
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