October 1, 2014

On the day that the head of the Secret Service resigned for amazing lapses in security around the President, it seems fitting that Everest Wilhelmsen would reappear with a renewed call to 'remove the usurper' from the White House.

Yes, he's a nut. But he's a nut who managed to raise $118,000 from fellow nuts toward his quest to remove the Kenyan usurper. I'm less bothered by his birtherism and more bothered by his insistence that Obama should be "captured" and arrested.

There are enough mentally ill people in this country that one of them just might listen to him. Yet Facebook has evidently restored the account and allowed it to remain public.

Honestly, I don't understand how this qualifies as protected speech.

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I also don't understand why Facebook allows it to remain public.

The video at the top was also posted to that Facebook page. You can't miss the sound of a gun being cocked after the audio quote from President Obama at the beginning.

Why this dude isn't locked up, I do not know. But he's not.

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