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Brave Reporter Actually Calls Up Georgia Mayor To Solve Facebook Status Mystery

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Oh hot dang, somebody got ahold of an old-fashioned talky device called a "telephone" and called the mayor of the fancifully named Dallas, Georgia to learn what he meant when he posted something on Facebook about Obama giving Gordon Brown "a quart of the Bull." Was this horrible racism? And does it mean that your editor is hopelessly old and naive that the first thing she thought of when she heard "the Bull" was Red Bull?


The answers, of course, are yes and yes. Anyway, here's what went down when intrepid Creative Loafing reporter Thomas Wheatley spoke with hapless mayor Boyd Austin:

In a phone conversation with CL last night, Austin said “I’ve got some folks who play with my Facebook” and asked me to email him the Wonkette link. He said he’d get back to me. No response as of this writing, though. [...]

Austin has since cleared his status, but the questionable update remains on his Facebook Wall. [...] I guess the lesson we learn from this is that it’s best not to let “some folks” have access to your Facebook profile, especially when you’re the mayor of a city. Or at least change your privacy settings.

Mystery solved! Boyd Austin is bedeviled by trolls, the end.

Georgia mayor’s Facebook page confuses nation [Creative Loafing]

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Roger Stone, you got some 'splainin' to do, Mister! Remember all those times Stone swore on his Nixon tattoo that he never had any contact with Russians, wasn't a campaign surrogate, and wasn't tipped off to stolen DNC emails in advance? Like that time he told the Washington Post:

"I've never been to Russia. I didn't talk to anybody who was identifiably Russian during the two-year run-up to this campaign," he said. "I very definitely can't think of anybody who might have been a Russian without my knowledge. It's a canard."

Stone told the House Intelligence Committee the same thing last September, but, LOL FUNNY STORY! Seems that Stone just plum forgot about that time in May, 2016 when Trump communications advisor Michael Caputo asked him to meet with Henry Greenberg, "a man with a Make America Great Again hat and a viscous Russian accent." The Washington Post reports, Greenberg was offering sexxxxy Russian dirts on Hillary Clinton, which Stone and Caputo were only too happy to grab by the pussy. But they just couldn't get there!

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Congressman Beto O'Rourke, who hopes to replace Ted Cruz in the US Senate this fall, is one of several Texas and El Paso leaders participating in a march to the just-opened tent city at the US/Mexico border in Tornillo, Texas, where children have already been imprisoned "placed."

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