Quantcast
Connect with us

Jimmy Kimmel ridicules conspiracy loon Alex Jones for being a Hillary Clinton pickle truther

Published

on

Thursday night,  Jimmy Kimmel slapped back at conspiracy crank Alex Jones for spending time debunking a pickle jar gag the late night host pulled off with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton earlier in the week.

“I’ve found myself smack-dab in the middle of an online conspiracy theory, ” Kimmel began as a way of explaining the latest from Jones’ ridiculous InfoWars website.

“As you know many of Hillary Clinton’s opponents have been questioning whether she’s healthy enough to be president,” Kimmel continued. “So when she was here, I challenged her to open a jar of pickles to see if she was strong enough to do it. And she did and all hell broke loose. Thousands of people, maybe even millions, are convinced that I somehow rigged the pickle jar.”

“For real, I’m not kidding!” Kimmel said before pointing the finger at Jones and his website for hyping up “pickle-gate” as if it somehow proved Clinton was unqualified to become president.

After sharing a clip of Jones attempting to open a jar of pickles to prove how hard it is — as well as get the “pop” that comes from an unopened jar — Kimmel mocked the Jones.

“There are people in the pickle industry who don’t devote this much time and energy talking about pickles,” Kimmel said. “And really it’s just a matter of time before the pickles jar gets subpoenaed.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Addressing Jones specifically, Kimmel remarked, “You just had to keep digging, didn’t you Alex?  The plan was so simple, all Hillary had to do was open the jar of pickles and the White House would be all ours. Mine and hers. We had it all worked out. This went all the way up to Vlasic.”

With that, Kimmel felt compelled to kill the jar of pickles — by shooting it with a gun onstage so it couldn’t spill the beans — telling Jones, “The juice of these pickles is in your hands.

“If you’re ever feeling bad about your job,” Kimmel concluded, “just remember there’s a grown man who spent a full seven minutes yelling about me and a pickle jar on television.”

Watch the video below via YouTube:

Report typos and corrections to [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Elections 2016

Conservative Ben Shapiro tweeted something many found offensive — so now he’s calling his critics ‘garbage’

Published

on

Right wing "thought leader" Ben Shapiro appeared today to say not using the "N" word is nearly impossible as he defended conservative, pro-gun teen Kyle Kashuv, one of the Parkland survivors who just had his acceptance to Harvard rescinded over his racist remarks, which included repeated use of the "N" word.

To be clear, Shapiro denies that's what he meant.

Here is Shapiro on Twitter, in what many took as him appearing to call not using the "N" word – in Kashuv's case, repeatedly, over and over and over again, "an insane, cruel standard no one can possibly meet."

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Obsessed Trump: ‘Only fake polls show us behind’ Democrats. Fox News: 5 Dems would beat him

Published

on

President Donald Trump is obsessed with polls – but not facts – and increasingly so. He just fired his internal pollsters after leaked internal poll numbers show devastating lossesfor Trump in key battleground states.

Continue Reading
 

CNN

If Trump really believed he was falsely accused ‘that is not a corrupt motive’ for removing the special counsel: Bill Barr

Published

on

Attorney General William Barr told Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that if President Donald Trump really and truly thought he was being falsely accused of collaborating with Russia to steal the 2016 presidential election, that it was "not a corrupt motive" for firing Robert Mueller, a stunning statement from the nation's highest law enforcement officer.

"As a matter of law, I think the department's position would be that the president can direct the termination or the replacement of a special counsel," said Barr. "And as a matter of law, the obstruction statute does not reach that conduct."

Continue Reading
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

I need your help.

Investigating Trump's henchmen is a full time job, and I'm trying to bring in new team members to do more exclusive reports. We have more stories coming you'll love. Join me and help restore the power of hard-hitting progressive journalism.

TAKE A LOOK
close-link

Investigating Trump is a full-time job, and I want to add new team members to do more exclusive reports. We have stories coming you'll love. Join me and go ad-free, while restoring the power of hard-hitting progressive journalism.

TAKE A LOOK
close-link