May 25, 2023

My favorite story about Oath Keepers' founder Stewart Rhodes has to do with his eyepatch. The pro-gun nitwit dropped his firearm and shot himself in the face. My second favorite story is that he was just sentenced to prison for 18 years after being convicted of seditious conspiracy (see video above) in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

U.S. Judge Amit Mehta said that Rhodes still presents a threat even though Rhodes described himself as a political prisoner and said the experience had been "surreal."

According to NBC's Scott MacFarlane, the Judge noted that Rhodes was "celebrating" in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack. "It doesn't sound like you were just there for a security detail. Even as you've been incarcerated, you've alluded to violence as acceptable.. to address grievances."

Rhodes' defense probably wasn't helpful. He said, "I always focused on what President Trump could do as the President to invoke the Insurrection Act."

And this wasn't helpful:

Or this:

This poor baby:

Judge Mehta rejected Rhodes’ bid for leniency and his claims that he had been targeted for political reasons.

"A seditious among the most serious crimes an individual American can commit," Mehta said. "It is an offense against the people of this country."

Rhodes will be 75 years old when he gets out of prison if he doesn't get time off for good behavior.

Can we do the 'stand back and stand by' guy next, please?

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