May 17, 2022


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Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

from the as-the-declaring-goes dept

This week, That Just one Person requires the two prime places on the insightful aspect. In initially position, it is a comment about Senator James Lankford’s silly letter to Sundar Pichai demanding solutions about the elimination of CPAC films:

Maybe acquire the gloves off?

At this place everybody need to actually cease managing folks like Lankford as trustworthy individuals with legitimate details and just answer truthfully.

‘We took the video clips down mainly because we have regulations from lying about elections and no amount of delusions, lying and/or pandering to Trump will transform the reality that the election was legitimate, he dropped each the well-known vote and the electoral higher education and all the dozens of situations arguing normally have been laughed out of court as unsubstantiated. If you want to argue if not you can do it on other platforms as we’ll not be permitting you to lie and attempt to undermine rely on in the democratic method on ours.’

In second area, it’s a response to yet another lawmaker’s silly remarks — in this circumstance, Senator Ken Buck’s antitrust threats versus Apple:

Another person mentioned the quiet aspect out loud…

Oops. Absolutely nothing like earning obvious that your anti-have confidence in endeavours are motivated initial and foremost by a enterprise opposing bigotry to genuinely rip that mask of your character and completely intestine any possibility your initiatives will stand up in court docket many thanks to that pesky first amendment.

For editor’s option on the insightful aspect, we start out with an nameless response to the ongoing grievances about DirecTV dropping OAN:

DirecTV also kicked RT to the control. But curiously, you didn’t remark on that report. Maybe they can workforce up with RT so the complaining is louder.

DirecTV, Roku Give RT The Boot

Upcoming, it is Strawb responding to the foolish notion that anyone who disagrees Twitter must host all legal speech hates totally free speech:

By the exact same logic, you kicking an individual off your house mainly because they’re spouting obnoxious bile implies that you hate free speech.

Around on the funny facet, our initially position winner is David with a response to our headline about how Clearview AI will apparently provide its product to “anyone with income and a pulse”:

You are maligning them

I have seen no indication that they would refuse business with vampires.

In second location, it’s MightyMetricBatman with a remark about the benefits of our Legal Misunderstanding March Insanity bracket:

Rigged Event

Obviously the vote was rigged an evident RICO scenario.

For editor’s decision on the amusing aspect, we get started out with gglockner and one particular far more comment about the bracket:


I was hoping we could discussion the real which means of a effectively-regulated militia.

Eventually, it is an nameless comment about Amazon’s worker chat app and its record of banned words and phrases:

Help! Contact the **** department! The *** in the ***** is on ****!

Which is all for this week, folks!