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Paul Joseph Watson

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Out of everyone in the alt-right, doxxing poses the biggest threat to me because I never leave my apartment.
—Paul Joseph Watson, alt-righter & alpha male[1]
Ranting with a world map in the background must mean you have perspective.
Some dare call it
Conspiracy
Icon conspiracy.svg
What THEY don't want
you to know!
Sheeple wakers

Paul Joseph "Imagine My Shock!"[2] Watson (PJW) is a YouTube vlogger who publishes a mixture of absurd & bigoted articles at Alex Jones' Infowars and who has helped normalize innumerable conspiracy theories, such as the "Clinton is dying" hoax.[3]

As of August 2, 2017, his YouTube channel had over 1 million subscribers and 220 million views.[4]

Views[edit]

PJW in his "unkempt hair conspiracy-theorist" phase.[5]
Culture, controversy, contrarianism.
—YouTube channel description

Watson's views are indistinguishable from Alex Jones': a mixture of conservatism (hating on gay[6], female, and black identity movements), libertarianism (hating on spooky scary government), and conspiracist bullshit (whining about Cultural Marxism and the New World Order).

Conspiracy theories[edit]

Paul has been trying (and largely succeeding) to convert fringe conspiracy theories into mainstream ideas for years. He often attempts this with misleading clickbait-y videos with titles like "The Truth About…" These videos never actually contain the truth about the things they are about; instead, they contain a mixture of misleading claims, baseless speculation, conspiracy theories, and outright lies.

Paul's favorite topics, in addition to Trump and Clinton, include favorite conspiracy theory whipping boys: the Boston Marathon bombing, Sandy Hook, Black Lives Matter (which he hates).[7]

To top things off, Watson has also shown an interest in spooky scary GWEN towers.[8]

Politics[edit]

Conservatism is the NEW counter-culture.
Conservatism is the NEW punk rock.
Everyone RT this, it really annoys leftists.
—Paul Joseph Watson, coolest kid on the block[9]

Paul "Flip-Flops" Watson[edit]


God forbid we should actually have to challenge their ideas, let's just use witch hunt tactics to financially sabotage them. [Quoted Tweet: 2200 advertisers have left Breitbart. 26 remain. If Amazon stops advertising on Breitbart it could finish them.]
—PJW defending your right to free speech[13]

Interviews rejected over last 2 weeks: BBC (twice), NBC, Channel 4 News, VICE, several others. Don't talk to fake news. Boycott them.
—PJW defending your right to boycott[14]

Boycott @PlanetFitness and any company that enforces ridiculous, petty & authoritarian anti-free speech policies.
—PJW defending your right to "free speech through boycotting"[15]

Boycott CPAC. Bunch of stuffy cunts who represent an old, failed brand of conservatism.

NOT the new counter-culture.

#BoycottCPAC
—PJW defending your rights to boycott cunts[16]

MGTOW[edit]

He also endorses the MGTOW movement, advocating "rejecting toxic women who have been brainwashed by cultural marxism" and recommending instead that all male viewers (no girls allowed!) visit Return of Kings and partake in the gospel according to Roosh V.[17]

Fake news: the Scotsman incident[edit]

Watson & Jones: gay, reptoid space alien lovers?
See the main article on this topic: Fake news
Paul Watson and I are gay lovers. We are gay, reptoid space alien lovers.
Alex Jones[18]

Watson published an article about an explosive leaked video of Trump saying racist and sexist epithets recorded by a secret camera. The problem with the story? It was made up by a Scottish marketing professional. How did Watson get the story? The Scotsman messaged Watson the story on Twitter as a prank. Without any effort to fact-check the story or even verify the identity of the leaker, Watson hurriedly typed up the story in the hopes of getting more clicks. Adding insult to injury, the article remained up for days after the prankster revealed his game, which shows Watson is the pinnacle of journalistic malpractice and fake news.[19][20] Watson also has the habit of sharing fake history memes. He claimed Islamic terrorists haven't kidnapped Russians since 1986 because Russia is so awesome and tough on them. He forgot the 2002 Moscow theater hostage crisis along with other kidnappings. [21] [22]

Paul JEWseph Watson[edit]

As with every mainstream crank, there are conspiracy theories surrounding the conspiracy theorist. So, what is it this time? Illuminati, reptilian or maybe the classic government shill?

Surprisingly, a vast number of people believe Paul is actually a Zionist.[23][24][25] The reason people assume this is because he went on record saying that "[He doesn't] believe in this Jewish conspiracy because nobody presents any real, credible, hardcore evidence that it's taking place."[26]

That's all fine and dandy. After all, even crazy wackos can be rational once in a while, but this raises the question: why does he subscribe to other illogical conspiracy theories when they too lack any sort of concrete evidenceProbably because he isn't brainwashed by the deceptive mainstream shills working for the New World Order!!![27] As you should know, cranks aren't the most rational of people.

Relationship with the alt-right[edit]

During Donald Trump's election campaign Watson embraced the alt-right and considered himself a part of the movement,[28][29] apparently oblivious to its racist elements.[30] Watson had believed the genuine neo-Nazis were a "tiny, vocal, fringe minority of the alt-right."[31] Shortly after Trump's election victory, Watson began distancing himself from the alt-right when he realised many of them blamed the Jews for everything bad in the world and were not overly fond of non-white people.[32] He then dismissed the alt-right as "right-wing SJWs."[33][34] Since November 2016 he has completely rejected the label and seems to now hate being associated with the movement.[35] Watson, not one to shy away from a conspiracy, has suggested alt-right figure Richard Spencer may be an FBI informant similar to Hal TurnerWikipedia's W.svg.[36]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Paul Joseph Watson on Twitter: "Out of everyone in the alt-right, doxxing poses the biggest threat to me because I never leave my apartment.", Twitter
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72KbeqN7pZ4
  3. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4545818/Hillary-Clinton-coughing-fit-graduation-speech.html
  4. https://www.youtube.com/user/PrisonPlanetLive/about
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x5TASKWnVY
  6. https://twitter.com/prisonplanet/status/742482573910278144
  7. The Truth About "Black Lives Matter", YouTube
  8. http://www.infowars.com/mysterious-fake-cell-phone-towers-found-across-america/
  9. [1] (Feb 3, 2017) Twitter.
  10. An interview with Paul Joseph Watson
  11. 'Is Hillary Dying' Hoax Started by Pal of Alex Jones
  12. Paul Joseph Watson on Twitter: "Militant right-wing SJWs will become more visible the more govt's fail to deal with terrorism & mass immigration." [a w], Twitter
  13. Paul Joseph Watson on Twitter: "I know right, God forbid we should actually have to challenge their ideas, let's just use witch hunt tactics to financially sabotage them." [a w], Twitter
  14. Paul Joseph Watson on Twitter: "Interviews rejected over last 2 weeks: BBC (twice), NBC, Channel 4 News, VICE, several others. Don't talk to fake news. Boycott them." [a w], Twitter
  15. Boycott @PlanetFitness and any company that enforces ridiculous, petty & authoritarian anti-free speech policies. [a w], Twitter
  16. Boycott CPAC. Bunch of stuffy cunts who represent an old, failed brand of conservatism. NOT the new counter-culture. #BoycottCPAC [a w], Twitter
  17. YouTube: Neomasculinity: The Male Backlash Against Toxic Women (See video description)
  18. Alex Jones Funniest Moments Ever! Part 3 by Steven Venus (Mar 18, 2013) YouTube.
  19. http://www.infowars.com/report-cnnbuzzfeed-to-release-damaging-new-trump-tape-48-hours-before-inauguration/
  20. https://www.buzzfeed.com/jamieross/this-guy-tricked-infowars-into-publishing-a-completely-fake?utm_term=.yu6YAMVxD#.jd5y1lXYE
  21. https://www.facebook.com/exconspiracytheorist/posts/778250565679645
  22. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hostage-crisis-in-moscow-theater
  23. SHILLS FOR THE JEW WORLD ORDER
  24. https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2016/06/07/infowars-paul-joseph-watson-there-is-no-jewish-influence-anywhere/
  25. http://nonalignedmedia.com/2015/08/paul-watson-promotes-zionist-disinformation-about-muslims-and-free-speech/
  26. Paul Joseph Watson: "THEY ARE OBSESSED !!"
  27. Wagin Infowars Against The NWO (3:12) Yes, yes you are, now please drink your fluoride-free water, put your pyjamas on and off to bed you go.
  28. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/769200100979707904
  29. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/722174350988820480
  30. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/730184590489456640
  31. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWEeMYVVeBc&t=8m30s
  32. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/801179724768825345
  33. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/801180497158217728
  34. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWEeMYVVeBc&t=14m41s
  35. Tweets: 1 2 3 4 5
  36. Twitter: 1 2. YouTube: 1 2