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Richard Spencer got kicked out of CPAC, had dickish things to say about it

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Although it’s not quite as satisfying as watch him get socked in the jaw to the beat of Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight,” you may still be pleased to know that noted Nazi shitbag and shameless attention whore Richard Spencer was kicked out of the hotel where the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is currently taking place in National Harbor, Maryland earlier today, according to NPR. Spencer was not scheduled to speak at the conference, and was planning to attend as a paying general-admission pass holder. But he is also, as we previously noted, a shameless attention whore, and attracted the attention of CPAC organizers when he was spotted talking to reporters in the hotel lobby.

He was then escorted out of the building and his pass was revoked, but, again, this guy loves attention. And he got it from NBC News, which interviewed him in a segment where he acknowledged that while CPAC, a private organization, had the right to revoke his credentials, in his mind they kicked him out because they’re boring and old and jealous of young, hip right-wingers like him. He also fell back on the old “they’re suppressing my free speech by not letting me say awful things about Jews” argument, and argued that the real problem with the world today is prejudice against white people. Sure, Richard. Sure:


Of Spencer, CPAC spokesman Ian Walters says, “His views are repugnant and have absolutely nothing to do with conservatism or what we do here,” adding that Spencer and his curiously smug cronies are “vile,” “venomous,” “horrible,” and “repulsive.” The group is currently doing its best to disassociate itself from the swarm of “alt-right” termites currently gnawing away at the load-bearing beam of American political discourse: Just last week, it disinvited smirking troll Milo Yiannopoulos from talking about how multi-grain bread is white genocide or whatever crazy shit he was planning to spout in his CPAC speech, and last night Dan Schneider, executive director of the American Conservative Union, referred to the “alt-right” as “a sinister organization that is trying to worm its way [into] our ranks.”


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