Jack Thompson is an asshole.
I think I’ve got enough evidence to back that up.
If you aren’t aware, this guy is the Anti-Violent Video Games sleezeball lawyer from Florida that even other Anti-Violent Video Game sleeze distances itself from. He also has lied about having the support of the National Institute on Media and the Family.
But most recently, he published his “Modest Proposal” – promising to donate $10,000 to charity if a video game developer created a game that he describes in the letter.
So someone did it. What do you think happened next?
I’ll quote Penny Arcade who said it best,
Thompson now claims that his repellent suggestion was “satire,” and we must conclude that his financial offer was also satire, some new breed of satire apparently that I’m sure is just hilarious to people in need.
There is good news, though. Today Penny Arcade donated $10,000 to the ESA in his name. God bless ’em.
How much will you bet that the mainstream media glosses over this one?