Patton Oswalt’s Epic-Level Twitter Trolling Shows Context Is King

Patton Oswalt Twitter

Patton Oswalt is an actor, comedian, writer and expert Twitter troll.

On Saturday, the 44-year-old engaged in what is perhaps his favorite pastime … messing with conservatives. In the process, he illustrated important points about context and argument in general.

Regarding segregation:

On gun control:

Equal rights:

Hollywood in politics:

Religion vs. science:

It’s an epic thread (you should really go read it all here) and was praised by many a familiar face:

And a few even responded with their own dichotomous musings:

What do you think of Patton Oswalt? Troll of the highest order, or does he have a point? Oh, and for our conservative readers, remember that the comedian is an equal-opportunity offender, per his epic melee with the liberal publication Salon.

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Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.


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