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Friday, April 19, 2013

Uncle of Bombing Suspects: "What I Think Was Behind It: Being Losers."

Posted by on Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 9:34 AM

Here's a press conference with Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev's uncle, Ruslan Tsarni:


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Keekee 1
WoW! That poor man.
Posted by Keekee on April 19, 2013 at 9:38 AM · Report this
sperifera 2
@1 - word. And he's still using AOL. Wow.
Posted by sperifera on April 19, 2013 at 9:43 AM · Report this
I have massive respect for this guy's composure.
Posted by The CHZA on April 19, 2013 at 9:46 AM · Report this
This, friends, is an absolute clinic on how to ask stupid questions.
Posted by lopes on April 19, 2013 at 9:50 AM · Report this
This guy has the perfect attitude and the perfect responses to the questions, even the bullshit "Do you love America?" questions.
Posted by Grape Ape on April 19, 2013 at 9:51 AM · Report this
biffp 6
"Being losers and jealous of those better than them." Describes Matt from Denver.
Posted by biffp on April 19, 2013 at 9:57 AM · Report this
I fucking LOVE this guy.
Posted by six shooter on April 19, 2013 at 10:02 AM · Report this
I dare one of those reporters to disrespect his property.
Posted by six shooter on April 19, 2013 at 10:07 AM · Report this
internet_jen 9
My new favorite immigrant.
Posted by internet_jen on April 19, 2013 at 10:08 AM · Report this
mikethehammer 10

You guys have already got a whole dumb, utterly pointless and barely readable thread that you've hijacked with your bickering. Give it up.
Posted by mikethehammer on April 19, 2013 at 10:10 AM · Report this
Who wants to start a campaign to get this guy on Dancing with the Stars?
Posted by lopes on April 19, 2013 at 10:11 AM · Report this
This guy is the very embodiment of the American dream. He should have his own TV show,
Posted by couchetard on April 19, 2013 at 10:15 AM · Report this
Uncle Tsarni is my favorite character from this episode of CSI so far
Posted by six five on April 19, 2013 at 10:16 AM · Report this
s.maxim 14
@13 ftw

This guy must be scared shitless, but man he's handling it well
Posted by s.maxim on April 19, 2013 at 10:19 AM · Report this
"Being losers."

Truer words never told.
Posted by Joel_are on April 19, 2013 at 10:20 AM · Report this
Reverse Polarity 16
Jesus wept. About half those journalists should be fired from the human race for gross stupidity.
Posted by Reverse Polarity on April 19, 2013 at 10:21 AM · Report this
Kinison 17
Reminds me of a "MTV Jackass" stunt some kids were doing a few years back, one of them was Japanese and the father comes out "Im sorry my son is stupid". Didnt blame MTV, didnt blame the media, didnt blame peer pressure.
Posted by Kinison on April 19, 2013 at 10:23 AM · Report this
sperifera 18
@10 - Thank you. I was going to tell them both to go to their rooms without any dessert, but thought better of it because sometimes mad dogs turn on their own.
Posted by sperifera on April 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM · Report this
bleedingheartlibertarian 19
I cannot (nor, do I imagine can anyone here) begin to fathom the combination of sorrow, rage, fear, and shame this man must be feeling right now. He is brave as hell to go public.
Posted by bleedingheartlibertarian on April 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM · Report this
biffp 20
@10 and 18, fair point. I'm sure his mom is sick of him grumbling in her basement, and would rather he just go back to jacking off to Internet porn.
Posted by biffp on April 19, 2013 at 10:44 AM · Report this
originalcinner 21
I'd vote for Uncle Tsarni. Does he want to be Mayor of Seattle?
Posted by originalcinner on April 19, 2013 at 10:46 AM · Report this
Martin H. Duke 22
This guy is putting on a clinic on how to talk about mass murderers. If we spent more time ridiculing these people as the losers they are, fewer young men would find these kinds of actions appealing.
Posted by Martin H. Duke on April 19, 2013 at 10:47 AM · Report this
MacCrocodile 23
@20 - You're part of the problem, too, jackass. Leave your shit in that other thread. It's yours. Your stink is on it. Can we have just one nice thread, please?
Posted by MacCrocodile on April 19, 2013 at 10:54 AM · Report this
emor 24
Exactly. Don't call them "inhuman" or "monsters." Call them what try are: pathetic losers.
Posted by emor on April 19, 2013 at 10:55 AM · Report this
runswithnailclippers 25
He should start a business straightening out wayward youths. No one is going to fuck with Uncle Tsarni.
Posted by runswithnailclippers on April 19, 2013 at 10:57 AM · Report this
runswithnailclippers 26
$5 says De Niro plays this guy in the movie.
Posted by runswithnailclippers on April 19, 2013 at 10:58 AM · Report this
NotSean 27
Ahem, I believe I have coined the slogosphere term for these killers: Selfish assholes.

Uncle StraightTalk agrees.

Posted by NotSean on April 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM · Report this
seatackled 28
Sad, though not unexpected, how this man, who seems genuine but whom we really know nothing about, goes public and says the right things in the right ways, and people want to make him a celebrity, because I guess that's what America is supposed to be about.
Posted by seatackled on April 19, 2013 at 11:19 AM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 29
If what Uncle Tsarni says about his nephews is accurate, then their motives probably fall along the same line as the Columbine shooters, Klebold and Harris.

Just anger and hatred not really directed anywhere in particular.

The strange thing is that the older one has been described by former high school classmates as being popular and "a sweetheart" (heard on NPR this morning).
Posted by Urgutha Forka on April 19, 2013 at 11:22 AM · Report this
seatackled 32
Wish yesterday's convenience store robbery had gone down like this:…
Posted by seatackled on April 19, 2013 at 12:09 PM · Report this
Space Sausage 33
i prefer that he doesn't get his own tv show, doesn't become a politician or a spokesperson. his compact, focused, caring anger has peaked in this performance. let him go back into normal life knowing we have such badass De Niro types living amongst us, not over us.

also, immigrants make me think of good home cooked food. is that a bad stereotype?
Posted by Space Sausage on April 19, 2013 at 12:15 PM · Report this
sirkowski 39
This is a better analysis than you'll hear from any pundit.
Posted by sirkowski on April 19, 2013 at 2:53 PM · Report this
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn 40
AOL still exists?
Posted by Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn on April 19, 2013 at 4:24 PM · Report this

Actually, not all of us in this world chase after the almighty dollar like it's crack. Some of us actually have values and choose professions that do good in this world and don't pay well. But you money-hungry high-earning capitalists wouldn't know about values. All you do is pop boners for paychecks. The almighty dollar is your religion. Talk about "losers"... get a fucking life.
Posted by Confluence on April 20, 2013 at 3:55 AM · Report this

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