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Twitter nearly drowns in Schadenfreude at news of "pharmo bro" Martin Shkreli's arrest Thursday

"Let's not rush to judgment -- all we're basing [his guilt] on is literally everything he's ever said or done"


Scott Eric Kaufman
December 17, 2015 10:05PM (UTC)

Turing Pharmaceutical CEO and Most Hated Man on the Internet Martin Shkreli was arrested for securities fraud Thursday morning and Twitter couldn't be happier:

Many, including the Roots' Questlove, are wondering:

Responding to the rumor that the contract for the album includes that allows the Wu-Tang Clan to steal the album back, but only if they do so heist-movie style, and with Bill Murray, some implored the Clan to jump into action:

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Maybe this could help them out:

Many noted that there's just something about Shkreli that just doesn't seem right:

There were calls to avoid a rush-to-judgment:

While some wondered who the real victims are:

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Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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