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Tue Apr 23, 2019, 09:12 PM

MAGA Mail Bomber Cesar Sayoc Compares Attending Trump Rally to Getting Hooked on a 'Fun Drug'

Source: Daily Beast

Trump-supporting Florida mail bomber Cesar Sayoc reportedly penned a letter to a federal judge saying he never intended to hurt anyone when he sent out more than a dozen pipe bombs to Trump critics last year. According to the Associated Press, the 47-year-old—who mailed 16 improvised explosives to prominent critics of President Trump before the 2018 midterm elections—blamed the move partly on his decades of steroid abuse and claimed that he had only wanted to “tone down the liberal left violence platform.” Sayoc reportedly told the judge that the explosives he sent were not meant to explode—but were only supposed to be fireworks. He also wrote that he was using “heavy amounts of steroids” and taking 274 different supplements before his arrest, which he said took a toll on his mental health.

He told U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff that he first found President Trump on social media and appeared to liken his support for Trump to addiction, saying he felt “so wrapped up in this new found fun drug” when he attended a Florida Trump rally. Despite this, he said in a letter that he is no longer involved in politics. “Politics is dirty, ruthless, deadly,” he was quoted as writing. “It is a poison. It will drive you crazy like it or not.” ...

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Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/maga-mail-bomber-cesar-sayoc-compares-attending-trump-rally-to-getting-hooked-on-a-fun-drug/

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Reply MAGA Mail Bomber Cesar Sayoc Compares Attending Trump Rally to Getting Hooked on a 'Fun Drug' (Original post)
highplainsdem Apr 23 OP
Solly Mack Apr 23 #1
Firestorm49 Apr 23 #2
marble falls Apr 23 #3
cstanleytech Apr 23 #4
jb5150 Apr 23 #5
Midnight Writer Apr 23 #6
lunasun Apr 23 #7
MarcA Apr 24 #8
riversedge Apr 24 #9
truthisfreedom Apr 24 #10
NYMinute Apr 24 #11

Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 09:29 PM

1. That's not surprising.

The whole reward center portion of the brain being activated by someone speaking in terms you agree with, relate to, believe in, appeal to you, give you a boost, etc..

Think of the two-minutes of hate....the high and the rush people got.

Same thing.

Doesn't absolve anyone.

But it does highlight the danger of demagogues and appeals to prejudice.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 09:46 PM

2. Boo Hoo

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 09:51 PM

3. Didn't mean to hurt anyone. Than why use live explosives.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 10:03 PM

4. Exactly. If he did not mean to truly physically hurt anyone then tapping a bunch of candles

together would probably be the least risky option but even that can land you in jail if the person opening the package has a stroke or heart attack when they see it.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 10:08 PM

5. I don't think ...

being too incompetent to make a working bomb is a viable defense.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 10:20 PM

6. Exactly. The whole hate politics is rooted in infant personality imprints.

These are personality traits that rooted in you before you are even capable of memories. It is so deep seated that it is almost impossible to override.


The Republicans, the think tanks, the oligarchs, are using their personal data collection (enhanced by our browsing patterns) to exploit our imprints on a primal level.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Apr 23, 2019, 11:05 PM

7. Trump is addicting and fun ? A Deplorable just "toning down" the left with 15 bombs sent

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 12:08 AM

8. No he Let it drive himself "crazy". Off with him to prison or mental hospital. n/t

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 12:15 AM

9. I see no remorse from him. Lock him UP!

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 12:21 AM

10. I don't think his admissions did much for his case.

He sounds like a real mess who needs to be protected from himself.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 08:47 AM

11. A precise description

It is a euphoric state created for fearful males afraid of losing their privilege.

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