Reality TV stars of Diesel Brothers fined $850,000 for removing smog prevention devices from trucks

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2020/03/13/reality-tv-stars-of-diesel-bro.html

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Um, but what about whoever is paying them and their production team?

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If you’re going to commit crimes it’s usually a good idea to avoid doing so on TV.

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I never understood assholes who did this for no other reason that just to be giant assholes.

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Freakin’ assholes.

That is all.

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What about assholes who do it as performative climate denial?

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Sic semper contaminators!

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Roger That!

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I just learned about this the other day. If someone is attempting to kill me by deploying a smoke screen on the interstate, am I protected by my state’s stand-your-ground law?

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That’s always baffled me in really basic way. I mean, even if you don’t believe in climate change, you understand smog, right?

Yeah, I wondered why the purchasers were not on the hook for any fines? I can’t imagine a good faith defense when clouds of black smoke are billowing out of the truck you bought…because it emitted clouds of black smoke.

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The fact that the Discovery Channel would show “Diesel Brothers” right after a documentary about melting icebergs showed some weird priorities.

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Yeah, but truck drivers can still run high beams all the time. Cops aren’t ticketing that despite those sweet $250 fines

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IT’s sIGGENIT TO THE LIBS. HAHA HA.

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We know they’re brothers because they’re both named Dave.

– Someone who isn’t Donald Trump

Me either, buddy. Me either.

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It’s still stupid because even if rolling coal had zero effect on global warming, it is an obvious pollutant. You really want to breathe that shit, bros?

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To sum up: fine them, break them, jail them. To hell with these people who make the world worse for everyone.

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Why are conservatives such fucking idiots? And so fucking proud of it?

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It’s not shit, it’s the pungent odour of freedom.

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Breathing in smoke and particulate matter to disprove the purported health risks is a great way to stick it to the libs. Just ask Rush Limbaugh.

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