Beat the socialism out of a skinny vegan Brooklynite comedian.
  • Petitioned Jonah Goldberg

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Conservative Columnist Jonah Goldberg
Jonah Goldberg

Beat the socialism out of a skinny vegan Brooklynite comedian.

    1. Petition by

      Jamie Kilstein

      brooklyn, NY

Jonah Goldberg believes that conservatives need to "beat" the socialism out of the youth who believe that socialism is preferable to capitalism.

"The fact that young people think socialism is better than capitalism, that's proof of what social scientists call their stupidity and their ignorance and it's something that conservatives have to work harder to beat out of them, either literally or figuratively as far as I'm concerned."
(1:39 in this video)

While Goldberg claims he "wasn’t serious about wanting to literally beat the socialism out of young kids today," he still refuses to apologize for his inflammatory so-called humor.

Bullying and advocating violence against people who disagree with you is not brave. Stepping into the ring for a fair fight would be.

This is in no way intended as a threat, instead this is a challenge to participate in a regulated boxing match with rules agreeable to both parties, a referee, trainers and any safety gear.

So a challenge is now on the table. Tell tough guy Jonah to step into the ring with Jamie Kilstein - a 145-pound progressive vegan standup comic who doesn't take kindly to bullies. We'll put it on the Internet and start a kickstarter to raise thousands of dollars in prize money that the winner can allocate to their favorite charity.

What do you say, Jonah?


Follow @JamieKilstein and #JonahFightsforCharity for updates.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 2,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Rob Kelley MINNEAPOLIS, MN
      • about 2 years ago

      Not at all a fair matchup, but I'll sign the petition anyways because I would love to see it. Jamie should have one of his arms strapped to the leg on the same side of his body so that we might be entertained for at least a single round. Rob CR member since 2010.

    • Maryline Abbenzeller STRASBOURG, FRANCE
      • over 2 years ago

      I support Jame Kilstein. That Jonah Goldberg sounds like an adultist, violent asshole.

    • Amanda Berry NEW YORK, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      If you advocate violence, you should be prepared to fight, yourself.

    • Jacob Hatmaker CLEVELAND HTS, OH
      • over 2 years ago

      I am signing this petition because Jonah is asking for it. Lets see him do something about it. Here is his chance to back up his mouth.

      • over 2 years ago

      Because Jaime accepted Goldbergs challenge, and Goldberg should grow a pair.


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