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LetMyPeopleVote

(147,558 posts)
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:20 PM Dec 2021

Oregon father of four who told President Biden 'Let's Go Brandon' on Christmas Eve is an asshole

Last edited Sun Dec 26, 2021, 09:47 AM - Edit history (1)

This asshole is a typical TFG supporter and is an asshole




A Central Point father of four who wished President Joe Biden and the first lady a wonderful Christmas and added “Let’s go, Brandon,” at the end of a live streamed Santa tracker call told The Oregonian/OregonLive that he didn’t intend his parting message to be vulgar.

“At the end of the day, I have nothing against Mr. Biden, but I am frustrated because I think he can be doing a better job,” said Jared Schmeck, 35, who works for an electric company and was previously a Medford police officer for six years until he resigned in July 2018. “I mean no disrespect to him.”

The phrase “Let’s Go, Brandon” has become a conservative dig at the Democratic president, a code for “F--- Joe Biden,” which resulted from an Oct. 2 NASCAR race in Alabama, where a crowd was shouting the vulgar chant, but a TV reporter suggested during an interview with the driver, Brandon Brown, who had just won his first Xfinity Series, that the crowd actually was chanting, “Let’s go, Brandon.”

Schmeck said he’s not a “Trumper,” but described himself as “free-thinking American and follower of Jesus Christ.”

Schmeck said he and his family call into the NORAD Santa tracker every Christmas Eve. He said he wasn’t aware the call would be livestreamed.
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Oregon father of four who told President Biden 'Let's Go Brandon' on Christmas Eve is an asshole (Original Post) LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 OP
Who buys that? MustLoveBeagles Dec 2021 #1
lol, he is a lying sack and hypocrite for calling himself a christian. Thomas Hurt Dec 2021 #35
"I meant no disrespect..." Roy Rolling Dec 2021 #43
He recorded his side of the call and posted it to Facebook immediately afterward. yardwork Dec 2021 #78
This asshole LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #2
Jared Schmuck just got a name change.. agingdem Dec 2021 #9
Posts the phrase as a hashtag but "meant no disrespect." Grokenstein Dec 2021 #21
He's the victim... Nevilledog Dec 2021 #62
Medford/Central Point very conservative area. CanonRay Dec 2021 #3
Yep I live in Medford Tree Lady Dec 2021 #22
LOL Skittles Dec 2021 #4
Yes, and what else would Jesus say on the day of his birth but badhair77 Dec 2021 #7
There's that Biblical passage where Jesus says to Judas "Fuck off, man." Poiuyt Dec 2021 #52
Its republican Jesus. onecaliberal Dec 2021 #18
Found this in the Republican Bible.... KY_EnviroGuy Dec 2021 #86
So much that. onecaliberal Dec 2021 #87
They all say that. Saying it makes them feel special. It means nothing to anyone but themselves. nt Progressive Jones Dec 2021 #57
it is bizarre Skittles Dec 2021 #59
Funny how all of a sudden they're denying ever being Downtown Hound Dec 2021 #5
My own parents whooped it up for GWB. griffi94 Dec 2021 #26
And of course none of them had a clue wnylib Dec 2021 #31
He wouldn't deny it to... SergeStorms Dec 2021 #36
They all need to fill out a "Fragebogen" the denNazification questionnaire Germans had to answer ZonkerHarris Dec 2021 #54
Redundant. By definition he is. question everything Dec 2021 #6
Hey Smuck! You can't take that back after the facts! imanamerican63 Dec 2021 #8
Caught with his ass out. I hope you get a stocking full of kairos12 Dec 2021 #10
bet he is trying to figure out how to cash in on this rurallib Dec 2021 #11
How long before Mr. Schmuck agingdem Dec 2021 #13
About 5 minutes. orangecrush Dec 2021 #37
Resigned from Medford police dept? Hmmmmm....nt okaawhatever Dec 2021 #12
I saw that also LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #16
The police here are very conservative Tree Lady Dec 2021 #24
It's not hard to find it via Google blogslug Dec 2021 #55
I have no problem with naming the company. Based on the reporting that I saw here niyad Dec 2021 #96
Winema Electric, a christian company. Just so happens this very "christian" company niyad Dec 2021 #95
Jared s a former cop and appears to now work for a business owned by relatives who are trumpsters LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #74
Didn't intend his message to be vulgar? 3catwoman3 Dec 2021 #14
I'm sure he's a lovely parent, too. LowerManhattanite Dec 2021 #15
He Accomplished Exactly What He Was After SoCalDavidS Dec 2021 #17
He is following WAY behind Jesus. Calling him an "asshole" is being nice Maeve Dec 2021 #19
Let's go Darwin. KY_EnviroGuy Dec 2021 #20
This message was self-deleted by its author LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #58
Brandon kicked Trump's ass. radius777 Dec 2021 #23
Yup JI7 Dec 2021 #29
#Brandonwon is another good one: radius777 Dec 2021 #30
Great memes orangecrush Dec 2021 #39
Sure, a follower of Jesus Christ Mr.Bill Dec 2021 #25
What a schmek NQAS Dec 2021 #27
Another Asshole who needs to keep bringing up how he is a Christian because he can't just show it JI7 Dec 2021 #28
Your last sentence - Jesus said the same thing, but wnylib Dec 2021 #34
I, too, prefer to see people expressing their Christianity as St. Francis directed HariSeldon Dec 2021 #53
You got that right. Nt raccoon Dec 2021 #67
Is there a typo in his name? greatauntoftriplets Dec 2021 #32
Oh he's just so frustrated and mad about everything. Boomerproud Dec 2021 #33
The ignorance orangecrush Dec 2021 #38
If he didn't intend his message to be vulgar, LuckyCharms Dec 2021 #40
His dad's company, Winema electric is getting some really bad reviews on Yelp jmbar2 Dec 2021 #41
I believe the company phone is still taking messages. The Jungle 1 Dec 2021 #44
That would be very unfortunate. jmbar2 Dec 2021 #50
This company is getting some attention LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #72
Ruh Roh jmbar2 Dec 2021 #81
Is this #JaredSchmeck father? LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #82
This makes me smile LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #61
Dad's company LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #71
free-thinking: typical right wing asshole tenderfoot Dec 2021 #42
Free thinker who bleats out the same phrase as every other "not a sheep" in the country... Hassin Bin Sober Dec 2021 #84
The Jesus in him The Wizard Dec 2021 #45
What does he mean "better job"? They won't be satisfied with anything he does! Initech Dec 2021 #46
Conservative/political Christian rather than a Christian of faith. keithbvadu2 Dec 2021 #47
Jesus never said 'F__k Emperor Tiberius'? keithbvadu2 Dec 2021 #48
let me fix these quotes........ Takket Dec 2021 #49
Would believe Trump over Jesus for credibility... keithbvadu2 Dec 2021 #51
There's some violent ideation. yardwork Dec 2021 #79
'Jared from Oregon' claims he's the victim after vulgarly insulting Joe Biden on Christmas Eve LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #56
So he's a un-American douche bag. He wonders why he's being treated like one? rockfordfile Dec 2021 #60
he's complaining about the backlash Demovictory9 Dec 2021 #63
twitterverse to Jared - you said "F you" to a man while he's being kind to your child Demovictory9 Dec 2021 #64
his dad's firm got 440K in PPP money Demovictory9 Dec 2021 #65
here he is snickering as he does it Demovictory9 Dec 2021 #66
No disrespect to Mr Schmeck, but ... JustABozoOnThisBus Dec 2021 #68
Jared Schmeck is upset about the backlash. LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #75
LIAR. And a tRumphumper. 634-5789 Dec 2021 #69
Their website has gone dark and states it's gone private. Guess we win and he loses! Love it! machoneman Dec 2021 #70
And Winema Electric has locked their website. LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #73
When he said North Shore Chicago Dec 2021 #76
For this thread LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #77
Consequence culture strikes again Johnny2X2X Dec 2021 #80
"I'm not a trumpet" Hassin Bin Sober Dec 2021 #83
WATCH: The other side of the Let's Go Brandon prank call with Joe Biden LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #85
Parent uses right-wing slur during Biden call with NORAD Santa tracker LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #88
Another "Follower of Jesus Christ" kwolf68 Dec 2021 #89
This asshole is a TFG supporter LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #90
These people with YouTube and TikTok social media are all Nixie Dec 2021 #91
LYING POS RANDYWILDMAN Dec 2021 #92
Are you surprised by this? LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #93
Jared Schmeck 'praying about' a run for office as he hopes to meet Trump at Mar-a-Lago LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #94
Any deity who would want this scum in public office is truly mmalevolent. Evil. niyad Dec 2021 #97
Man who uttered 'Let's go Brandon' during Biden call-in event mulls running for office LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2021 #98

Thomas Hurt

(13,903 posts)
35. lol, he is a lying sack and hypocrite for calling himself a christian.
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 10:22 PM
Dec 2021

The real problem is he got caught out.

yardwork

(62,057 posts)
78. He recorded his side of the call and posted it to Facebook immediately afterward.
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 10:59 AM
Dec 2021

He was proud of what he did. Now he's whining because he's getting criticized.

LetMyPeopleVote

(147,558 posts)
2. This asshole
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:21 PM
Dec 2021




From Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, Schmeck’s parting remark to Biden fueled fury on social media.

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-CA, wrote on Twitter, “I refuse to believe we are this indecent as people. Not on Christmas Eve. And not to a person who lost his wife and daughter at Christmastime. We are better than this. Be kind and #Merry Christmas.”

Another on Twitter wrote: “Imagine being a grown man so infantile and disrespectful that you say the slur ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ to the president in front of your own kids and dozens of others. This is a sad time.”

Others lambasted his remark. One person wrote on Twitter, “Some of us celebrate Christmas Eve w gratitude for the birth of Jesus, others shout obscenities to entertain their son and @YouTube audience.”

“Wow. #jaredschmeck is gonna trend for the first time in his life, and not in a good way,” wrote another on the social media site.

Schmeck called his remark a “joke,” and a reflection of his frustration with Biden’s policies, including the federal vaccine mandates, inflation and global supply chain problems that have caused shortages in consumer products.

agingdem

(7,955 posts)
9. Jared Schmuck just got a name change..
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:39 PM
Dec 2021

he's as moronic as the rioters storming the Capital, taking selfies and posting their pics on Facebook and Instagram with "Hey guys, look where I am!" captions..and when the FBI comes knocking on their doors they're shocked they've been found out...some people are just to damn stupid to live

Tree Lady

(11,633 posts)
22. Yep I live in Medford
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:36 PM
Dec 2021

But its not as bad as it could be. I drive a Prius and never been bothered. There are a lot of Trump signs at election time.

There are some that don't wear masks but not as many as I thought.

Its a town people in Oregon go to retire so we have a lot of seniors here.

It's cheaper here than Ashland 20 min away liberal college town and some have moved here because of that so we have Trader Joes Co op, farmers market and other places that are more liberal.

I saw some hate signs during campaign so it doesn't surprise me, but those are few.

badhair77

(4,288 posts)
7. Yes, and what else would Jesus say on the day of his birth but
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:29 PM
Dec 2021

“F you Biden.” Pure trash now trying to dance around his hateful words. I wonder if his kids are proud of him.

KY_EnviroGuy

(14,526 posts)
86. Found this in the Republican Bible....
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 05:52 PM
Dec 2021


When I was a kid in church, I always loved the pictures in the center of Mom's Bible but never found this one....

KYEG

Skittles

(154,017 posts)
59. it is bizarre
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 01:00 AM
Dec 2021

I am agnostic, yet I behave in a more Christian way than all the repukes I know put together....what a bunch of hypocrites they are!

Downtown Hound

(12,618 posts)
5. Funny how all of a sudden they're denying ever being
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:27 PM
Dec 2021

Trumpers. I actually predicted this several years ago. I predicted that at some point, Trump would become too big of an embarrassment for them to ignore, and they would start denying that they were ever the slobbering, moronic, cult followers of his that they were.

Just like how in postwar Nazi Germany, you had a hard time finding anyone who ever supported Adolf Hitler.

SergeStorms

(19,217 posts)
36. He wouldn't deny it to...
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 10:26 PM
Dec 2021

his Trumper friends though, you can bet on that. They're all laughing like hell down at the Patriot Boys clubhouse.

imanamerican63

(13,922 posts)
8. Hey Smuck! You can't take that back after the facts!
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:36 PM
Dec 2021

Your ignorance just shows how pathetic your words of apologies mean. I think you knew what you were doing and most likely had people recognized your voice and tried to walk it back! My parents taught us “you can’t take it back if you said it”!

rurallib

(62,587 posts)
11. bet he is trying to figure out how to cash in on this
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 08:47 PM
Dec 2021

and there are plenty of folks who will be more than happy to give him money for being an asshole.

I guess the good thing is he didn't kill anybody -- yet.

agingdem

(7,955 posts)
13. How long before Mr. Schmuck
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:04 PM
Dec 2021

gets a Trump invite, guest speaks at a CPAC convention, and a Gaetz/Greene attaboy?

Tree Lady

(11,633 posts)
24. The police here are very conservative
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:39 PM
Dec 2021

So he must have had other issues. Wish I knew which electric place, I wouldn't use them.

blogslug

(38,058 posts)
55. It's not hard to find it via Google
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 12:06 AM
Dec 2021

While I've no sympathy for the jerk, I won't link the electric place he works for here because it's owned by the guy's father so he won't be getting fired any time soon, plus I don't know their lives.

Use search keywords like: "Jared Schmeck, electrician, Medford"

niyad

(115,064 posts)
96. I have no problem with naming the company. Based on the reporting that I saw here
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 01:04 AM
Dec 2021

on DU yesterday, that oh-so-"christian" company is crooked.

niyad

(115,064 posts)
95. Winema Electric, a christian company. Just so happens this very "christian" company
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 01:00 AM
Dec 2021

eceived over 430, 000 in PPP. Claims they have 24 employees ((in Klamath Falls??), who average 90k/year in Klamath Falls???) Covered extensively here yesterday.

SoCalDavidS

(9,999 posts)
17. He Accomplished Exactly What He Was After
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:19 PM
Dec 2021

His kids will likely grow up to be just like him. That's the sad future of America.

KY_EnviroGuy

(14,526 posts)
20. Let's go Darwin.
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:30 PM
Dec 2021

Poor example for his children and low-information minion of social media propaganda.


KY.........

Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Reply #20)

NQAS

(10,749 posts)
27. What a schmek
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:45 PM
Dec 2021

Biden could be doing a better job. Explain. You f do not get to just say shit without details. What is he not doing? Snd does it have anything to do with your fellow fascists in congress?

You didn’t mean to disrespect the president. Bill. That’s exactly what you meant. You didn’t mean to get caught.

Own up to your fascism. Don’t walk it back. Don’t be Neely mouthed about it. You get Biden. You are a member of a cult. And you are no more a Christian than I am. Would Jesus be shouting fuck you Biden. And if he did do you have any fucking idea what language he would be speaking?

You should be ashamed of yourself.

JI7

(89,412 posts)
28. Another Asshole who needs to keep bringing up how he is a Christian because he can't just show it
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 09:48 PM
Dec 2021

with his actions. People who make a big thing in the open about their religion are almost always trash .

wnylib

(22,285 posts)
34. Your last sentence - Jesus said the same thing, but
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 10:11 PM
Dec 2021

but not quite so colorfully.

He told people that those who pray openly in public to demonstrate how pious they are have their own ostentatious behavior as a reward. He said that God prefers the sincerity of private prayer. Then he taught people how to pray in words that became the Lord's Prayer, which is often recited in public.

HariSeldon

(465 posts)
53. I, too, prefer to see people expressing their Christianity as St. Francis directed
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 11:55 PM
Dec 2021

"Preach the Gospel always; when necessary, use words."

jmbar2

(5,056 posts)
41. His dad's company, Winema electric is getting some really bad reviews on Yelp
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 10:53 PM
Dec 2021

It would be terrible if people gave bad reviews just because his son is an asshole.

Hassin Bin Sober

(26,429 posts)
84. Free thinker who bleats out the same phrase as every other "not a sheep" in the country...
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 12:46 PM
Dec 2021

I’m sure he posts the same 8 anti vax memes as every other “not a sheep” in the country.

keithbvadu2

(37,624 posts)
47. Conservative/political Christian rather than a Christian of faith.
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 11:23 PM
Dec 2021

Conservative/political Christian rather than a Christian of faith.

Takket

(21,918 posts)
49. let me fix these quotes........
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 11:31 PM
Dec 2021

“At the end of the day, I have no clue about how anything works in real life outside of catch phrases and memes,” said Jared Schmeck, 35, who works for an electric company and was previously a Medford police officer for six years until he resigned in July 2018. “So I think the country is a disaster because Fox News told me so, and a spew childish insults because I can't put an intelligent sentence together.”



Schmeck said he’s not a “Trumper,” but admitted he would “nail Jesus Christ to the cross himself if it meant Trump would come back as president.”

keithbvadu2

(37,624 posts)
51. Would believe Trump over Jesus for credibility...
Sat Dec 25, 2021, 11:40 PM
Dec 2021

Would believe Trump over Jesus for credibility...

About 2:55 on the timeline.

"Let me tell you," he continued. "If Jesus Christ gets down off the cross and told me Trump is with Russia, I would tell him, hold on a second, I need to check with the president if it is true. That is how confident I feel in the president."

?t=170

yardwork

(62,057 posts)
79. There's some violent ideation.
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 11:08 AM
Dec 2021

He sounds eager to nail Jesus to a cross. Wonder what he did as a cop.

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,481 posts)
68. No disrespect to Mr Schmeck, but ...
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 07:11 AM
Dec 2021

... fuck you, Jared. "Follower of Jesus Christ"? I think he means "follower of Tucker Carlson".

machoneman

(4,051 posts)
70. Their website has gone dark and states it's gone private. Guess we win and he loses! Love it!
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 08:24 AM
Dec 2021

Asshat deserves it as stated above, he may have a right to free speech but so do we. Maybe someone here can set a tracker on that website so when it goes live again, tell us so we can continue to express our free speech, eh?

North Shore Chicago

(3,478 posts)
76. When he said
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 10:06 AM
Dec 2021

"Mr Biden" and not President Biden, he lost me with any explanation he may have had.

I look forward to the reason why he resigned from the police department.

Johnny2X2X

(19,726 posts)
80. Consequence culture strikes again
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 11:12 AM
Dec 2021

Dude made a mistake and he refuses to apologize. Ow he’s facing the consequences of being a scumbag on Christmas.

Hassin Bin Sober

(26,429 posts)
83. "I'm not a trumpet"
Sun Dec 26, 2021, 12:39 PM
Dec 2021

Yeah, and I’m the King of Prussia.

And cops usually don’t resign from those jobs. Unless they have to…

LetMyPeopleVote

(147,558 posts)
88. Parent uses right-wing slur during Biden call with NORAD Santa tracker
Mon Dec 27, 2021, 10:13 AM
Dec 2021

This asshole does not like his press coverage




The slogan took off in conservative circles after NASCAR driver Brandon Brown was interviewed by NBC Sports reporter Kelli Stavast about his victory at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama on Oct. 2. The crowd behind the interview began to chant the expletive directed at Biden, but Stavast responded: "You can hear the chants from the crowd, 'Let's Go Brandon!'"

Since then, the euphemism "Let’s go Brandon" has been repeated by a number of prominent figures on the right and Republican members of Congress have even shouted it from the House floor. When the president travels, he is often met by protesters holding "Let's Go Brandon" signs. During a campaign event for Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe earlier this fall, protesters interrupted the president's speech with "Let's Go Brandon" chants.

Jill Biden's spokesperson Michael LaRosa called the use of the slur during the Christmas eve call "sick, tasteless, classless, disrespectful, juvenile, & appalling behavior for a parent (toward any commander-in-chief)," in a statement shared to Twitter on Sunday.

"But, no reasonable Democrat is actually shocked," LaRosa added. "Grateful for a @POTUS and @FLOTUS w/dignity and class who set an example for our kids (and parents)."

Nixie

(17,085 posts)
91. These people with YouTube and TikTok social media are all
Mon Dec 27, 2021, 05:42 PM
Dec 2021

about the views to their accounts and will do anything. I bet he didn’t realize it would backfire and figured the trolling would pay off.

He looks so smarmy*and smackable.* His poor kids get to see such a classless creep as a role model. He is disgusting.

**lol, my phone auto correct replaced smarmy with “smart” and “smackable” with “stackable” until I forced them back.

RANDYWILDMAN

(2,729 posts)
92. LYING POS
Mon Dec 27, 2021, 05:46 PM
Dec 2021

just like his leader, TFG

Klamath and central point is full of true believers....so a hot spot thinktank

LetMyPeopleVote

(147,558 posts)
94. Jared Schmeck 'praying about' a run for office as he hopes to meet Trump at Mar-a-Lago
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 12:22 AM
Dec 2021



During an interview with conservative Christian broadcaster Todd Starnes, Schmeck said that he hoped people would find Jesus through the "Let's Go Brandon" phrase that he used to slur Biden. Some conservatives have used the phrase as a substitute for "F--k Joe Biden."

"Do you have any aspirations for higher office?" Starnes asked. "I know people have been talking about that already."

"I want to pray about it, see what God has for me," Schmeck replied. "At the end of the day, I want His will for my life and the direction that it goes."

LetMyPeopleVote

(147,558 posts)
98. Man who uttered 'Let's go Brandon' during Biden call-in event mulls running for office
Thu Dec 30, 2021, 12:59 PM
Dec 2021

This asshole wants to follow in the footsteps of MTG, Boebart and the other GOP scum




An Oregon man who invoked a coded vulgar insult of President Biden during a Christmas Eve call-in event with the president and first lady is considering running for office and says he would welcome former president Donald Trump’s blessing.

“I want to pray about it, see what God has for me,” Jared Schmeck said of his political ambitions during an interview this week with conservative Christian broadcaster Todd Starnes that focused on his use of the phrase ‘Let’s go Brandon.”

“At the end of the day, I want [God’s] will for my life and the direction that it goes,” Schmeck added. “And I strongly believe that standing up is the right thing to do here as long as that message that I’m portraying is glorifying his name. And yeah, I’ll see where it goes.”

“Something tells me if you do run, you’ll be invited to a certain place in Florida,” Starnes said, referring to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, where the former president now lives.
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