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Greg Gianforte, GOP candidate in Montana election, allegedly assaults reporter Ben Jacobs

  • On Wednesday, Guardian political reporter Ben Jacobs claimed the Republican candidate in the 2017 special elections on Thursday, Greg Gianforte, “body slammed” him — resulting in law enforcement being summoned to the scene.
  • According to audio of the exchange posted by the Guardian, Jacobs was asking about a recent CBO analysis of the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act before Gianforte flipped out, slamming him to the ground and breaking Jacobs’ glasses.
  • “I’m sick and tired of you guys,” Gianforte yelled. “The last guy who came here did the same thing. Get the hell out of here. Get the hell out of here. The last guy did the same thing. Are you with the Guardian?”
  • “Yes!” Jacobs responded. “You just broke my glasses.”
  • “The last guy did the same damn thing,” an angry Gianforte shot back.
  • “You just body slammed me and broke my glasses,” Jacobs said. Read more (5/24/17 9 PM)
what’s constantly going through my head:
  • dere’s no way I’m puttin those kids back in danga 
  • tell me how quitting does Crutchie any good 
  • uuuzzzzzt- 

eXACTLY 

  •  sO HERE’s how it goes once we win and WE WILL BE WINNING make no mistake 
  • we’ll be wat 
  • we’re already winning 
  • riiiiiiight
  • and we’ll tell them STRAIGHT OUT they let CRUTChie go or they KEEP getting Pounded 
  • Dave (!!!) what the HELL did they bust up ya brains or somethin as I recall DAVE we all got our asses kicked they won 
  • won the battle 
  • o cOme On 
  • jACKIE think abt it we GOT them surROUNDED 
  • here’s what I think joe’s a joick he’s a rattle snake 
  • ya right!! And ya know why a snake starts to rattle? 
  • no why 
  • cuz he’s SCARED 
  • pft sure 

go and look it up the poor GUYS head is spinning 

  • why would he send for the GOONS an entire army dozens of goons and the cops an- 
  • yanno ya may be right 
  • THANK YA GOD 
  • if he wasn’t afraid- 
  • eXACTLY 
  • he knows we’re winning 
  • get those kids to see we’re circling victory and watch what happens 
  • we’re doing something no one’s even tried and YES we’re terrified but watch what happens 
  • ya can’t undo the past 
  • SO just move on and stay on track 
  • (stay on track) 
  • cuz humpty dumpty is abt to crACK 
  • we’ve got FAITH 
  • we’ve got the plan 
  • anD WE’VE GOT JACK!!!!! 
  • so just WATCH WHAT HAPPENS 
  • we’re BAAAAAACK 

(AND I’VE GOT A DATE)

broadway lines out of context Newsies

-no need to be insulting… i got a nickle.

-i’ll call you sweetheart if ya spot me fifty papes.

-whAT EVER HAPPENED TO ROMANCE.

-feature me, riding in style.

-i had the most beautiful dream, my lips are still tingling. a pretty girl? A LEG A LAMB.

-THEY WAS CORONAS.

-are you blind?! shes got no clothes on!

-you have a very unusual face.

-that’s disgusting… that’s just business.

-im not lying, i said he heard it right here… and he did.

-THIS IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN SCHOOL.

-i’ll be sleepin on the streets. you already sleep on the streets. in a worse neighborhood.

-GO AND LOOK IT UP, THE POORR GUUUYYS HEAAD IS SPINNING.

-she’s a plum.

-i musta left it in my other pants.

-aND I LOST MY SHOE.

-aww what da hell, my faddas gonna kill me anyway.

-THE WOILD IS YER ERSTER.

-YA KNOW, YER FANCY CLAM WIDDA POIL INSOIDE.

-why do old people talk… to prove they still alive.

-i WONT be LAST in LINE for THE tub TONIGHT.

-am-scray punk!

-and i’ve got a date.

-whats santa fe got that new york ain’t, tarantulas?..

there is no heterosexual explanation for newsies

Sometimes I lay awake at night, thinking about how if Newsies (1992) had been a commercial success, Disneyland and World could’ve had Newsies-themed attractions and parades and possibly character meet-and-greets.

  • les: them brooklyn boys so big!
  • leader of brooklyn boys: [is 5'4]