"Vile, cynical, willfully ignorant propaganda": Andy Richter unloads on right-wing Planned Parenthood lies in epic Twitter essay

The "Conan" sidekick took to social media to decry the "grotesque fantasy" of the Planned Parenthood smear videos

By Brendan Gauthier
November 30, 2015 10:27PM (UTC)
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Two days after Robert Stewart Dear shot and killed three at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, CO, reports alleged that Dear said, "No more baby parts" during his arrest.

On the heels of these reports, "Conan" sidekick Andy Richter lost his patience yesterday with the far-right conspiracy theory that Planned Parenthood harvests "baby parts" of aborted fetuses:

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Right-wing critics have lashed out in the wake of his tweets, calling Richter a "murder advocate" and calling out his "abortive attempts at humor," which should warrant an entry in the tasteless puns hall of fame, at least.

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Brendan Gauthier

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