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‘No one is that dumb!’ Oh yes, Vox is. Take a look at THIS idiocy [photo]

‘No one is that dumb!’ Oh yes, Vox is. Take a look at THIS idiocy [photo]
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And boy is Vox proving it over and over. Take a gander at this epic idiocy pointed out by Twitchy on Sunday:

Hong Kong's protesters are using the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture from Ferguson

— Max Fisher (@Max_Fisher) September 29, 2014

Come on. Now you are just trolling us, no?

No connection between Hong Kong protesters and Ferguson “hands up don’t shoot”

— Jared Keller (@jaredbkeller) September 29, 2014


Vox and Max Fisher make things up yet again: Shot: Chaser:

— AG (@AG_Conservative) September 29, 2014

Asked about link between the gesture and Ferguson, Icy Ng, a design student at Hong Kong said, “I don’t think so."

— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) September 29, 2014

@Heminator Feel like that Vox piece had to be clickbait, not true ignorance. No one’s that dumb.

— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) September 29, 2014

Or perhaps both? Idiocy and pathetic click-baiting.

@allahpundit Piece is improvement over time Klein and Yglesias thought ChiComs gave out free apts and birthday cake.

— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) September 29, 2014

@Heminator Yeah, but that’s gullibility. What adult hasn’t seen the hands-up gesture in old movies and photos?

— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) September 29, 2014

That’s old time-y and stuff! Geez. Get hip.

@allahpundit For the kids at Vox, I suspect civilization began in 1990.

— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) September 29, 2014


@Heminator @allahpundit You're too generous. November 4, 2008.

— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) September 29, 2014

Double snicker.

@seanmdav @Heminator @allahpundit To be fair, Nov 4, 2008 was when the oceans started to recede. Everything before was antediluviuan.

— pandk (@potsandkettles) September 29, 2014

@Heminator I suspect it's not bound to a date (the calendar a symbol of Christian hegemony) but rather release of 1st iPhone @allahpundit

— Will Antonin (@Will_Antonin) September 29, 2014


Many suspect “stupidity clicks.”

Vox’s business model isn’t based on outrage clicks. It’s based on *stupidity* clicks.

— Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) September 29, 2014

Vox depends on stupidity clicks more than Buzzfeed.

— S.M (@redsteeze) September 29, 2014

This is why you should always tweet screenshots of Vox, not links RT @JohnEkdahl: “Stupidity clicks”

— TheH2 (@TheH2) September 29, 2014

@SonnyBunch They've made weirdly admirable quasi-Nietzschean decision to give up on respectability – they're laughing all the way to bank.

— Jeff B@AoSHQ (@EsotericCD) September 29, 2014


What’s next for Vox?

I hear the citizens of Hong Kong have been especially angry at Chris Christie for that bridge closing.

— Will Antonin (@Will_Antonin) September 29, 2014

.@Will_Antonin 9 Reasons Hong King Protests Are Really About Climate Change #vox tomorrow.

— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) September 29, 2014


And and evergreen exit reminder:

RT @gabrielmalor: Shot: Chaser: Vox clown is clown again.

— TheH2 (@TheH2) September 29, 2014

Update: Oh, WaPo.

‘You’re embarrassing yourself’: WaPo reporter defends Vox’s Hong Kong/Ferguson knee-slapper


Twitchy coverage of Vox buffoonery

Instagram blocked and other updates from the ‘umbrella revolution’ in Hong Kong [photos]

‘Nailed it in advance’: Snark-elicious new angles on Hong Kong story

‘Invented in Missouri’: Hong Kong protesters using Ferguson ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ gesture?

‘I want freedom’: Massive crowds, tear gas at Hong Kong democracy protests against China [photos]

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