Who needs basic protective gear when dealing with chemical WMDs? The White Helmets have superhuman abilities
One thing everyone can agree on: The White Helmets are so, so brave for rushing to the scene of a "sarin gas attack" on Tuesday without even basic protective gear such as "gloves".
Again, this is because the White Helmets are extremely brave — not because they stage videos. Anyone who doubts the White Helmets' superhuman abilities — note the lack of "not dying" while they run around in a sarin gas wasteland — is a deranged conspiracy theorist, according to "responsible" news outlets and Twitter pundits.
But some refuse to bend the knee.
AntiWar.com's Justin Raimondo has distinguished himself with his "basic critical thinking skills" — quite rare for Twitter, as we're sure you are well aware:
Speaking at the Security Council meeting on Wednesday, Russia's deputy UN ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said that the US-drafted resolution blaming Assad for Tuesday's "gas attack" in Idlib province was based on "falsified reports from the White Helmets", an organization that has been "discredited long ago".
It's not a Sherlock Holmes mystery: You can't just run headfirst into a sarin gas attack all willy-nilly without proper protection.
Correction: You can run headfirst into a sarin gas atack, but you will "feel the burn", as they say:
Yes, this is the wardrobe chosen by Japanese first responders during the Tokyo sarin attack:
It's not because they were cowards — it's because they didn't want to die.
The White Helmets are so, so brave.
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