'Don't touch me': Marco Rubio and Alex Jones clash

Sep 07, 2018, 01:17
'Don't touch me': Marco Rubio and Alex Jones clash

Jones, a radio host who has been banned from several social media platforms for spreading hate speech, crashed a Rubio interview and berated the Florida Republican.

"Alright man. Who are you?"

What you just witnessed is Marco Rubio trying to conduct an interview with "normal" media members outside the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings while being screamed at by Alex Jones about his website getting banned by Facebook.

"I know you've got to cover them, but you give these guys way too much attention", Rubio said of Jones, according to Twitter post by a CNN reporter. After all, Darcy was the first of many reporters who provided Twitter with multiple examples of Jones and Infowars' abuse of the platform's policies.

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Rubio, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, answered another question from reporters before an aide announced he needed to leave. "I don't know who you are".

As Rubio spoke with the press about his concerns over foreign interference in social media, Jones repeatedly interrupted, asking him "what about the Democrats purging conservatives?".

"You are a little gangster thug", Jones said. The Infowars host heckled Rubio, calling him a "frat boy, ' a "little punk". "I'll handle it myself", Rubio said.

I do think Alex Jones is a clown but, unfortunately, he has a point. This came after he was previously banned by Apple, Youtube, and Facebook - which caused traffic to his content to be cut in half.

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Jones then called Rubio "a joke", brought up his failed presidential run, and patted the senator on the shoulder in condescension, causing Rubio to turn to him and say, "Hey, don't touch me again, man". You're not going to silence America.

"He's saying I don't exist", Jones said.

"I wonder why Rubio got so mad at me and threatened me physically", Jones said.

Jones was forced to apologize after a man called Edgar Welch drove from North Carolina to the nation's capital and shot up the pizza shop as he attempted to "self-investigate" the theory.

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As Jones continued to rant, the CNBC control room cut his feed.

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