Gawker is crowdsourcing TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS to pay off the drug dealers who have a video that allegedly shows the mayor of my city smoking crack.
And I think everyone in this city should ask - How DARE you?
Let me talk to you a second about drugs, criminality,…
There’s a lot of really good points about this being brought up. I highly recommend you follow these notes. Lots of valid concerns.
I was really disappointed to see the glee with which people that I usually respect (Cory Doctorow for example) were piling on to this bizarre sideshow. This is not justice; this is spectacle.
I suppose I should take some comfort in the fact that they are not yet even at the halfway mark in their indiegogo campaign and there are only 8 days left.