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WEAK EXCUSE: Jimmy Kimmel Blames GameStopGate on Russian Bots

Establishment talk show host Jimmy Kimmel blamed GameStop’s stock rally on “Russian disrupters” during a segment on his show last week.

Because a bunch of amateur investors- maybe even some Russian disrupters- who are part of a community called Wall Street Bets decided to buy a bunch of GameStop stock.

Apparently the so-called comedian doesn’t recognize the humor in claiming a wide-ranging Russian plot to attack Wall Street by purchasing shares in a struggling video game retail company.

The GameStopGate phenomenon has been likened to a populist uprising against the Wall Street establishment, so it’s unsurprising that Kimmel would resort to the classic liberal excuse for the phenomenon.

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