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Boner Fight for March 1st, 2019

Boner Candidate #1: GOT EM AGAIN BRO!

He was the pilot of a boat that was recorded on video dragging a shark by a rope at high speeds through the waters of Tampa Bay as his boat mates laughed. Another video clip showed Michael Wenzel aiming a handgun at a black tip shark and firing at its head. There was more laughter as blood poured from a hole near its gills. “Get it again,” one of the men said. The unsettling images, circulated widely via social media, generated national headlines and riled animal rights advocates. There was even more outrage Thursday as Wenzel pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges in exchange for 10 days in jail and a probation sentence. “This is a privileged kid,” said Marie Galbraith, a member of Florida Voices for Animals, who sat in the courtroom gallery. “This is a slap on the wrist.”

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Boner Candidate #2: I’M NOT A RACIST. SEND HIM BACK TO KENYA

After Rep. Mark Meadows defended himself against allegations of racism during a House committee meeting Wednesday, critics resurfaced two 2012 videos of the North Carolina Republican in which he vowed to send then-President Barack Obama “home to Kenya.” The videos were shared by liberal commentators in response to an exchange between Meadows and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., during a hearing featuring President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen. Meadows invited Lynne Patton – a longtime Trump associate and current Housing and Urban Development official – to the hearing and referred to her while disputing Cohen’s allegation that the president is a racist. “Just because someone has a person of color, a black person working for them, does not mean they aren’t racist,” Tlaib said. She added that the use of Patton as a political “prop” was “racism in itself.”

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