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April 17, 2017

Alex Jones’ Lawyer: “He’s Playing A Character”

Conspiracy Radio host Alex Jones is in a bitter custody battle for his children with his former wife. Jones' attorney Randall Wilhite told District Judge Orlinda Naranjo that his client shouldn't be evaluated based on his appearances on his popular broadcasts on Infowars.com. Wilhite argued that judging Jones as a father in such a way would be akin to judging Jack Nicholson based on his appearance as The Joker in "Batman." 

"He's playing a character. He is a performance artist," Wilhite claims. 

Jones' ex-wife disagrees, claiming that the show host actually believes all the wild conspiracies that he rants to an audience of nearly 7.6 million people regularly. “He’s not a stable person,” she said. “He says he wants to break Alec Baldwin’s neck. He wants J-Lo to get raped. I’m concerned that he is engaged in felonious behavior, threatening a member of Congress,” she said, referring to recent comments about Democrat Adam Schiff. “He broadcasts from home. The children are there, watching him broadcast.”

Jones, who's been labeled by Roger Stone as "Trump's secret weapon" is now faced with defending his validity over the arguments from his lawyer that he's simply a performance artist. If that's true, then would that be a conflict of interest for someone to sell water filters if they didn't really believe that the government was poisoning it with fluoride? Why do people believe in such wild conspiracy theories anyway? Austin Petersen breaks down the story and makes 

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