Just in case you missed all the fun, GamePolitics (a site run by perhaps the only guy who could ever claim to be a "games journalist" seriously) recently ran an editorial questioning the state of Utah's funny decision to name Jack Thompson a hero at its Freedom Festival awards. Jack was honored for personifying American values of family, freedom, God and country. Most of us honor him for being "a bit of a tit."
Regardless, GP's Dennis McCauley pointed out that the so-called American hero has recently unlocked the following achievements:
Heroic? GP thinks not, but Jack Thompson would argue otherwise. In fact, the silver-haired Lothario actually responded to GP's editorial, despite one's first thought that an American hero would have better things to do. Jack had this to say:
Dennis, you have posting up here calling me a douchebag and the like. Nice that you enforce your posting policies--not--when it comes to me.
Personally, we here at Destructoid extend our congratulations to Jack Thompson. We're thrilled that our old friend got to watch thousands of children from the back of a car, something that I'm sure he's always wanted to do.
GamePolitics might question Utah's decision to name Jack Thompson an American hero, but we understand fully. With America gripped by fear and confusion and finding itself run by those with a lack of understanding and tolerance, one can see why Thompson is seen to reflect everything that the country stands for.
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