What exactly is Yglesias trying to accomplish here, other than upping his douchebag factor exponentially?

Ugh. Now, it’s important to remember that Yglesias is a notorious Twitter troll:

But that doesn’t excuse the moronic crap he comes up with.

Yep. We also remember the time he tweeted that a great way to avoid jail time would be to kill a young black man. That’s just the kind of guy he is. And while Yglesias’ article can most charitably be described as a pathetic attempt at bad satire:

His tweet is understandably prompting angry reactions:

For the record, Yglesias doesn’t understand how people could possibly fail to understand his brilliant satire:


Wrong again, Matt:

Yglesias definitely hasn’t learned how not to be a jackass.

Several tweeters made an important observation:

We’re gonna go out on a limb and suggest that if Yglesias had gone this route:

He’d be getting a bit more attention. Something for him to think about. Also worth his consideration:





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