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Old 09-03-10, 01:52 PM
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Former Obama Campaigner Caught Provocatuering As ‘Racist’ Tea Party Member
Rand Paul “fan” later caught marching with opponent’s supporters at rally, ousted as a “hardcore Democrat”

Steve Watson
Jones Report.com
Tuesday, Aug 10th, 2010

A man purporting to be a Rand Paul supporter was caught on film brandishing a racist sign at a rally in Kentucky this past weekend, then later spotted marching with supporters of Paul’s political opponent.

In a another blatant case of provocateuring, the man, who introduced himself as “Tyler” was spotted wearing a tin foil hat and flip flops around his neck with the word “CAP & TRADE” written on them.

While carrying an official Rand Paul campaign hand fan, he also held an anti-immigration sign that read “They take our jobs! Corrupt our children! STEAL the American Dream!”

The provocateur was caught out by an attendee at the Fancy Farm political celebration in Kentucky who claimed he saw the man speaking with supporters and campaign officials of Paul’s opponent for the Kentucky Senate, Jack Conway, shortly before making his way into the crowds.

“Obviously you’re a Conway fan because I just heard one of the Conway guys say you work for Conway.” the cameraman said as he confronted the man.

“They said you were going to say the most racist things you could so people would think that Rand stands for that.” he added

“Oh absolutely not” the man replied.

Later on, the cameraman caught up with “Tyler” as he marched with Conway supporters.

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Why does the headline (and thread title) make a connection between this guy and Barack Obama when the story doesn't mention Obama, and what this guy was doing had nothing to do with Obama?
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Maybe I'm missing soemthing, but the video just shows "Tyler" walking near some Conway supporters. I don't see anything that links him to Conway in any manner, or suggests that he actually supports Conway. Somebody is getting desperate all right, but I don't think it's Conway.
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Why is politics retarded? Why do people do any of this? It's so fucking unproductive. I bet they all feel like they're James Bond while in fact their a bunch of pranking 8 year olds.
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Watch your back, grundle! The younger generation of trolls is nipping at your heels and they've got that fire in the belly!
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Obama's dirty! Son of a Bitch!
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Watch your back, grundle! The younger generation of trolls is nipping at your heels and they've got that fire in the belly!
Comparatively, grundle is the "voice of reason" any more.
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Watch your back, classicman!
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Trying to frame Tea Party members as racists is a bit like trying to frame the audience at a monster truck rally as illiterate by holding up a sign that reads "I LIK KARS!"

Is it really needed?
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Morans.
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Morans.
Was spelling that wrong on purpose? I can't decide if it was brilliant irony or an awesome typo.
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Was spelling that wrong on purpose? I can't decide if it was brilliant irony or an awesome typo.
You must be new here.
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Originally Posted by Navinabob View Post
Was spelling that wrong on purpose? I can't decide if it was brilliant irony or an awesome typo.
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Guarddog = grundle sockpuppet?
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Haha. Awesome. I've just started poking my head in the politics forum... I'll try and keep up!
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If this proves anything, it's that every single teabagger is actually a plant from the fartbama administration.
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Re: Former Obama Campaigner Caught Provocatuering As ‘Racist’ Tea Party Member

Here's another pic of the guy:



Dave Weigel has a follow-up:

More About Tyler Collins, the Man Who Posed as a Rand Paul Fan, Complete With Tinfoil Hat

I just talked to Tyler Collins, who politely declined to comment as he adjusts to life as the subject of a multi-tier campaign of citizen journalism investigating his life as a Democratic activist. You know Collins. He was the guy who dressed up as a slack-jawed "Rand Paul fan," wearing a tinfoil hat and holding a sign that echoed/parodied conservative fears about illegal immigration.

Why is Collins lying low? Because he has a long picture and paper trail as a Democratic activist. Brandon Kiser has posted a column Collins, a political science student at Murray State University, wrote for a local paper. It's mostly tame stuff critical of the tea party movement. "If we would have had the Tea Party state of mind," Collins writes, "many elderly people would have frozen and starved to death because others would have been in their generator-heated homes oblivious to the fact and content in their cozy situations." BREAKING NEWS: he's a liberal activist. Here is a picture, from Collins's now-suspended Facebook page, of the future fake tea partyer campaigning for Barack Obama.

My position on this: When Collins was young and irresponsible, he was young and irresponsible. He's not the first kid to play dress-up to make fun of a politician he dislikes, and he won't be the last. But he really should have dropped the ruse when he was caught; he must realize now that he's become a cause celebre for activists who claim that all "racism" in the tea party is fake.

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This makes me happy. When there is an actual loon in the teaparty movement, it will be harder to convince people of it. "Just another freaking liberal that is trying to make them look bad." If only they didn't need to do these things to save the dumb populace with their smartitude.
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When there is an actual loon in the teaparty movement ...
If, hypothetically speaking, that ever happens.
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The Courier Journal video ticks me off the most. Their Aug 2 edition of the CJ had on the front page Paul Leads Conway I joked to my husband the REAL headline should read "Despite our best efforts... "Paul leads Conway".

I wouldn't doubt they knew exactly who Tyler was when they were interviewing him, especially if he's active in Conway's campaign. It's almost worse if they didn't. Either way it shows they were trying to find the looniest, most backwards "Republican" to interview and show on the clip.

CJ is like one big free advertisement for Conway. And then print news wonders why they're a dying breed.
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Maybe I'm missing soemthing, but the video just shows "Tyler" walking near some Conway supporters. I don't see anything that links him to Conway in any manner, or suggests that he actually supports Conway. Somebody is getting desperate all right, but I don't think it's Conway.
Come on man.
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Maybe I'm missing soemthing, but the video just shows "Tyler" walking near some Conway supporters. I don't see anything that links him to Conway in any manner, or suggests that he actually supports Conway. Somebody is getting desperate all right, but I don't think it's Conway.

Denial is not a river in Egypt. Surely you don't really thing legit Rand Paul supporters walk around wearing tin foil on their heads I mean good grief. Rand Paul has nothing to be desperate about, he is running against Obama that should be more than enough in KY where he wasnt very popular in the first place.
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Watch the video again. There's nothing in it that links Tyler to the Conway supporters.

Now, the Weigel column that TheBigDave posted has some actual evidence, and based on that, I'm inclined to believe that Tyler is a liberal intent on ratfucking Paul and/or the Tea Parties. But the original post and video didn't provide any support for that.
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Watch the video again. There's nothing in it that links Tyler to the Conway supporters.

Now, the Weigel column that TheBigDave posted has some actual evidence, and based on that, I'm inclined to believe that Tyler is a liberal intent on ratfucking Paul and/or the Tea Parties. But the original post and video didn't provide any support for that.
Fair enough.
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Maybe I'm missing soemthing,
Maybe
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