Earlier today, we reported that Alex Jones kicked off day four of his custody trial by complaining that weed is too strong these days because of George Soros, but that was far from the only ridiculous thing that happened while the InfoWars host was being cross-examined. Thanks to BuzzFeed writer Charlie Warzel, we have a fascinating rundown of the weird stuff that went down while Jones was on the stand, and if anyone is worried that it couldn’t possibly live up to his George Soros comment or yesterday’s “big bowl of chili” defense, let’s skip straight to this fantastic quote:
The big theme of this custody trial is that Jones’ ex-wife and her lawyers are trying to paint Jones as a bad influence on his kids, especially since at least one of them is reportedly beginning to quote some of the unhinged nonsense that Jones routinely spews on his show—even though he’s supposedly playing a “character” when he does it. But no, Jones says, he’s not a bad influence on his kids. In fact, the kids are big fans of the “comedy memes” he appears in, because he’s a “number one meme.” How many fathers out there can truly say that about themselves? It’s probably very few.
Anyway, while Jones was being pressed by his ex-wife’s lawyers, Warzel says he was “very restless” and couldn’t handle the fact that he was being cut off before launching into his usual rants.
Eventually, he got a chance to make some points of his own, refuting his ex-wife’s argument that he’s just as prone to manic rants at home as he is on his show by saying that all he wants to do when he’s not at work is “swim in the pool and eat hamburgers.” Jones may not really be a man of the people, but surely we can all understand and appreciate the desire to lay back on an inner tube and chow down on some juicy hamburgers.
Of course, the whole court case can’t be about memes and food, and it sounds like things got especially heated between Jones and his ex-wife’s attorneys a few times:
The idea of Jones crying because a lawyer is being mean to him may not seem especially funny, but let’s not forget that he’s a “Sandy Hook truther” who believes that the shooting at the school was a hoax. Now picture him on the stand, suddenly robbed of all of his bluster, crying because a lawyer is pushing him too hard. It’s hilarious.
Warzel also offered some details about what’s going on at the trial aside from Jones, and it sounds like a madhouse:
This thing is reportedly moving pretty slow, so we might even get a few more days of the court shining a light on all of the bizarre shit Jones has pulled over the years.