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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

To the extent that “cancel culture” has any meaning anymore, it absolutely means “when rich white people get caught doing shit”

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Also, the talking horse was great. Please incorporate one in everything you do going forward.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Agreed. The only character I enjoyed.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Maybe the talking horse could go on Fox. I'd tune in. That's would be a great skit. Mr. Ed aka Medina Spirit on Tucker Carlson or Hannity.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

I mean, the horse was definitely canceled. I don’t think anyone can deny that.

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Is it dog food yet? Glue?

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eeeek

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Damn. Left out steak.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Medina Spirit establishes his own website: Steeplechasers dot substack dot com

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

For real. White conservatives no longer accept the premise “when I fuck up and get found out there will be consequences.” An owner doping a horse to win a race and then calling it “cancel culture” when he gets caught would blow the whole scam out of the water in a sane society.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Being the Party of Personal Responsibility frees you from the necessity of ever taking any—you support it and know it so well it cuts you a break, winking and saying 'You know I was really designed only for Those People anyway, hoss.'.

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It's exactly the same as "fake news" but with a lib, rather than MSM, twist

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Actually means "Being held accountable for a bad act or worse". Just more perversion from conservatives.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

That funky cold Medina!

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With the cancellation of Regan & Goneril, it's obvious the woke mobs have gotten to the Bard himself..."

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Now he's just the Brad...

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Roy, I look forward to Bari’s next expose at the Westminster Dog Show. Some of those mutts look pretty jacked up. And what better target for Antifa/cancel culture than man’s best friend?

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Who here hasn't been cancelled because the Times is not running our insights?

Oh, wait, canel now means being caught redhanded breaking the rules or laws. Don't do the crime if you can't stand to be canceled.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Yeah we went down this path with "because of pliticalcrectness". It took a bit longer last time.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

(Somewhat off-topic: Roy, you mentioned you were scaling back the unlocked newsletter posts so as to better pay your bills? I think I speak for everyone here when I say that, if you're struggling, I'll cheerfully pay more for your work than I do now, and even drop you a tenner or so on top of it. You're more than worth it. Just letting you know!)

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Word. Same. Drop your Venmo. Maybe try Patreon?

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I may go for that sweet Twitter tip grift!

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I won't lie to you. I'm not "struggling" at present, at least in my understanding of the term, based on actually times of struggle I still vividly remember. I would like to fix it so I don't have to work two jobs, though.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Nobody should have to work two jobs, not me, not you.

You’re worth it and so is your insight, by golly.

So ask. Enough of us would accept and be able to handle a reasonable price hike. Try us.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Aw jeez, Roy, you were a gigging musician at one point, surely you remember taking the Two Jobs Forever oath?

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

It’s not just the electoral college and death penalty, the whole Trump cult of “president forever,” and then his misbegotten whelps assuming the Oval Office, reeks of monarchy. The King of Queens, Earl of Mar-a-Lago and Duke of Bedminster, Defender of the Fake and Protector of the Garble.

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Let's not forget the great English tradition of chopping off the monarch's head every once in a while

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

“You have selected . . . REGICIDE”

https://media.tenor.com/images/771c90f623d093936a8613ec8f33655b/tenor.gif

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Augh! I love that moment!

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"pour encourager les autres"

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

They were way ahead in some ways, those English.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

It beats Edward II's reputed bon voyage.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Anglo-Saxon values, my dude.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

LOL!

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

If only you could get off the junk

Bob Baffled, horse dealer!

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

This is aces. Weiss’s Gish gallop of bullshit is perfect, and the “chromatic scale” detail was sublime.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Brilliant. Don't cancel Mister Ed.

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Mr. Ed bounced into my head last night--the theme song and the ridiculous way he was always shot in that stall to avoid the question of whether he had a body--for what seemed like no conceivable reason. Now I wonder if it was a disturbance in the Force.

Baffert with an r

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How'd I miss that? Thanks!

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My understanding was that he actually had a body and was a real horse - not a puppet - but that they put peanut butter in the horse's mouth and the efforts to deal with the peanut butter looked like talking.

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May 11, 2021Liked by Roy Edroso

Pillars of our great culture, indentured servitude and the death penalty, to say nothing of fashions named after a burg in Rajasthan. I'm not cheating. I'm not breaking the rules. It's not privilege. It's heritage.

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"That horse lies!"

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Ohhhhhhh, Wilbur!

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