Salon writer to debate ‘NFL’s toxic lies’ with nonexistent Rep. Steven Smith

http://twitter.com/#!/Salon/status/506814170944532481

Salon (the real one, not the parody) decided to troll America today with an article by Steve Almond entitled, “The NFL’s toxic lies: Here are the worst excuses fans use to justify watching football.” Almond, proprietor of againstfootball.org, proposed to examine why millions of fans choose to justify to themselves why they watch “a violent, commercialized sport that we now know can cause brain damage.”

The piece was fair game for the usual dose of Salon ridicule.

http://twitter.com/#!/PointlessPol/status/506814766103658496
http://twitter.com/#!/commonsenseCOLO/status/506816772717019136

Things got interesting, though, when “Mitch Johnson,” chief of staff for the nonexistent Rep. Steve Smith of Georgia’s nonexistent 15th congressional district, called out Almond.

http://twitter.com/#!/stevealmondjoy/status/506878468400095232
http://twitter.com/#!/TJMitchJohnson/status/506896472684896256

Oh, it’s on.

http://twitter.com/#!/RepStevenSmith/status/506904033534410752
http://twitter.com/#!/stevealmondjoy/status/506938665592180736
http://twitter.com/#!/stevealmondjoy/status/506948965896425472
http://twitter.com/#!/RepStevenSmith/status/506951123102871552
http://twitter.com/#!/TJMitchJohnson/status/506957792671203328
http://twitter.com/#!/stevealmondjoy/status/506959649833095169

Yes, definitely try Google.

Related:

Lizz Winstead taken in by nonexistent Rep. Steven Smith; Update: Tweet deleted

Sally Kohn fooled by fake congressman and his fake chief of staff

David Sirota falls for fake congressman from nonexistent district

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/02/bring-it-salon-writer-to-debate-nfls-toxic-lies-with-nonexistent-tea-party-rep-steven-smith/