Comet Ping Pong, the neighborhood pizza parlor in Northwest Washington, D.C. that became part of a right-wing conspiracy, was flooded by religious protesters on Tuesday night ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Washington, D.C. is largely shut down due to the festivities and government buildings that typically draw protesters are inaccessible. So, it appears that the protesters appeared at Comet to raise their voices against their Cheesus Crust pizza, which features feta, goat cheese and fontina along with mozzarella.
Their signs read “Trust Jesus” and “Ask me why you deserve Hell” and a man on a megaphone was heard shouting something that couldn’t be fully understood. It wasn’t clear whether they opposed Comet’s keen meatballs or their kid-friendly ping pong tables.
Due to the pandemic, Comet has been limited, doing mostly delivery services and patio dining without access to the ping pong tables that brings the neighborhood together.
The conspiracy claimed that there was a child sex trafficking ring in the basement of the building. The building doesn’t have a basement and there obviously was no ring. When a man showed up with a gun the managers let him search the building. He confessed he was wrong and is now behind bars.
The Bible makes no mention of pizza, and it wasn’t invented until the late 1800s.
The pizza parlor is less than a mile from the neighborhood that responded to Mike Pence staying nearby ahead of being inaugurated in 2017 with gay pride flags and a glitter party.
Comet responded to the protesters by blasting Lady Gaga’s music.
Locals have since responded to the protesters by having an informal dance party in the cold Washington night.
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Former White House aide to President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon is said to be getting a pardon according to CNN and Bloomberg news. It was a last-minute decision in the final hours of his presidency.
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<p><a href=”https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/20/nyregion/steve-bannon-arrested-indicted.html” target=”_blank”>Bannon scammed Trump’s supporters </a>out of millions of dollars to contribute to the wall on the U.S. and Mexico border. Bannon and his allies pocketed the cash. Bannon was arrested on Aug. 20 while aboard a luxary yacht off the coast of Connecticut and was freed on a $5 million bond. </p><p>”This entire fiasco is to stop people who want to build the wall,” he proclaimed leaving the court. </p>
There is a slew of conspiracy theories that all come to a head on Wednesday. One claims that cell phones will somehow stop working, protests are planned, and attacks are rumored. The latest conspiracy is that President Donald Trump will declare martial law before President-elect Joe Biden can be inaugurated, using the Emergency Broadcast System to announce it.
CNN.com reported that the QAnon crowd on Parler is flocking to fake posts from spoofed accounts.
On CNN Tuesday, Mary Trump, the outgoing president’s niece and a clinical psychologist, broke down her uncle’s state of mind in the final hours of his presidency.
“President Trump did not acknowledge he won’t be president anymore [in his latest video],” said anchor Anderson Cooper. “He did not concede or say President-elect Biden’s name and, of course, he’s not going to the inauguration. He acknowledges he’s become what he loathes, which is a loser. What do you think he’s going through now?”
“This is probably the worst day of his life, because the clock is ticking and he’s running out of time,” said Trump. “The other thing I just want to point out about that speech, it was reminiscing of a video he made after the insurrection saying the movement is just beginning, which seems like a bit of a threat to me. My hope is that he be as contained as possible. He’s going to do whatever he can or believes he can to change the narrative, and I think we’re going to see that play out with some of these pardons in excess of 100, if I’m hearing that correctly, and some of these pardons will be quite horrific, some of them will be strategic.”</p><p>
“But the bottom line is he’s out of there,” she added. “I mean, he’s been out of there, you know, metaphorically speaking, for a long time. He’s not been doing the job. As of 12:00 or earlier, he’s heading down to Florida and he no longer has powers and protections of the Oval Office, and he knows it.”</p><p>
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