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James O'Keefe attacks "fascists" for mocking Greg Abbott's disability

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On January 27th, 2014, Alex Jones, one of the right's most mentally unstable spokespersons, hosted on his radio show James O'Keefe, one of the right's most fraudulent activists, to promote the latter's latest video exposé.

In terms of political stupidity, they did not disappoint.

O'Keefe, who has frequently been the subject of intense criticism for presenting heavily doctored footage from scripted hidden camera events, is still up to his old tricks. His latest video claims to have infiltrated the Battleground Texas political action committee working to elect State Sen. Wendy Davis as governor.

The short video allegedly shows one Democratic activists saying she "didn't hear" a comment about ballot fraud and another laugh when someone asks how the slogan "stand with Wendy" sounds to the G.O.P. gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Greg Abbott, who uses a wheelchair.

Davis has already condemned the remarks, but O'Keefe complained that it hasn't had the desired result of causing Democrats to drop her as a candidate completely.

"I think the way to do it is to not talk about policy or economics," O'Keefe complained. "These people don't care about that that type of thing because they're fascists."

O'Keefe also complained that the latest investigation into his Project Veritas organization – this time for possible hiring and employment violations – is politically motivated.

"Do you know what it feels like to have a federal judge destroy your evidence?" O'Keefe asked liberals rhetorically.

Most liberals wouldn't know how that feels, of course, but they also do not deceptively edit their evidence to make it look more criminal either.

"Do you know what it to be in a wheelchair and be called cripple?" he also asked.

On that, liberals do know how it feels. O'Keefe's own website,, contributed more than its fair share of mockery of Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), who is a double-amputee.

"That's what these people are saying," he continued, "and I think if you take it from that perspective, the emotions, and if you connect with people like this Wendy Davis clip where she makes fun of handicapped people? That’s how we can cross over. I think that’s the way to go, not talk about tax policy and the like, but to appeal to people’s emotions."

Except, once again, the remarks were not by Wendy Davis. The remarks (which, given O'Keefe's history, may not even be legitimate at all) were by a campaign worker and have already been condemned by Davis.

Big surprise: James O'Keefe is still a fraud.



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