Conservative activist takes to Carytown, finds ridicule online

by | Oct 21, 2015 | POLITICS

A local activist and video producer has taken his fiscally conservative ideals to RVA’s Carytown and the ass-end of the internet has responded.


A local activist and video producer has taken his fiscally conservative ideals to RVA’s Carytown and the ass-end of the internet has responded.

We’re not gonna debate the kid’s politics – he’s young and obviously very excited to talk to people about issues he claims to know a lot about – but when you put that shit on the internet it’s bound to bite you in the ass.

Check out the video below, and set your eyes to cringe:

Yea, it’s hard to watch at times.

With nearly 2000 “thumbs down,” Youtube user Galen Ross found himself at the ire of internet trolls when his video made it to the top of reddit’s r/cringe sub under the headline “Guy Takes to the Streets to Find out Why People Are Liberals, Gets Baffled Constantly”

“… You are supposed to edit out the parts that make you look bad, not keep them in,” wrote one youtube commenter.

“… Don’t go around saying people are wrong if you cannot prove it,” wrote another.

Not everyone shat in this kid’s hat, though – he got some support from fellow conservatives.
“Glad I watched the video before sipping the comment kool-aide. Appreciate your questionings of the status quo,” wrote one supporter on his account’s discussion page.

Again, we’re not gonna question this kid’s politics, but he might want to work on his video skills before walking around.

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner is the former editor of GayRVA and RVAMag from 2013 - 2017. He’s now the Richmond Bureau Chief for Radio IQ, a state-wide NPR outlet based in Roanoke. You can reach him at BradKutnerNPR@gmail.com




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