On Wednesday, an Orlando resident took one for the team and tuned into Roger Stone's senseless dribble of an InfoWars program to give him a piece of his mind, and to generally just tell Stone to go fuck himself.
The Florida Man described himself as "Michael in Florida" and said he's been an Alex Jones viewer since the program was still a conspiracy-peddling program on public access TV in Texas, which is weird. But what turned out to be even weirder was how "Michael in Florida" went on to provide his two cents on the Trump administration's landmark tax cut legislation that effectively took middle class money and gave it to the top 1 percent.
"Hey, first and foremost, I want to say under my current taxes – I just got information from my accountant – under Trump now, I'm going to pay $4,2000 more in taxes than I did in 2017," Michael in Florida noted to host Owen Shroyer and regular guest Stone, who's facing the threat of spending the remainder of his life in prison following his arrest in January on seven felony charges, including one count of obstructing justice, five counts of false statements and one count of witness tampering in Special Counsel Robert's Mueller's probe of 2016 Trump campaign collusion with Russia.
But then Michael in Florida's blowing off of steam got, um, weird, yet again, when the call-in listener ramped up and started lobbing word bombs like "snowflake" and "marshmallow" at Shroyer and Stone, who sat there clad in his of-late shirt that reads "ROGER STONE DID NOTHING!"
"They didn't throw you down on the ground!" Michael in Florida yelled; Stone had previously claimed FBI agents carried out the raid on his Fort Lauderdale home last month as if he were Osama bin Laden or El Chapo, both of which would've arguably made for cooler raids had they been broadcast live by one of the world's largest cable news channels. "You say your dogs were terrified and your wife was out in the street without her shoes in the Florida freezing cold – 59 degrees. You guys are snowflakes, and you're going to go down in prison. You're facing 40-plus years, Stone."
Stone replied, "Don't bet the ranch, muchacho" – which, according to our fact-check, is most definitely not the phrase. (It's: "Don't bet the farm.") The disgraced political trickster – we're just kidding; he was never that big of a deal – then tried to get Michael in Florida to provide his full name and address, which would've been a terrible idea on Michael in Florida's part had he actually done it, since most folks who watch InfoWars aren't well.
"When someone has a good point and puts you in a corner, obviously it's a conspiracy," Michael in Florida continued. "Yeah, I'm being paid by [billionaire philanthropist George] Soros. He sends me a check every week to watch your show and call in. Yeah, right."
Keep SPEAKING TRUTH TO SOMEONE WHO'S IN POWER BUT WHO'S ALSO NOT REALLY IN POWER, Michael in Florida.
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