Paul Joseph Watson

Paul Joseph Watson

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About

Paul Joseph Watson is a British YouTuber, writer and editor-at-large of the online publication Infowars.com. While some have characterized him as a far-right conspiracy theorist, Watson describes himself as a "classical liberal" who is both against both the alt-right and the alt-left.

History

In October 2002, Watson began working for Alex Jones at PrisonPlanet.com.[3] In January 2009, Watson launched the @PrisonPlanet[2] Twitter feed, which gathered more than 748,000 followers over the next eight years. On July 5th, 2011, Watson launched the Paul Joseph Watson channel on YouTube.[1] The first video uploaded to the channel featuring an interview with Watson discussing various geopolitical issues around the world (shown below, left). On July



On October 15th, 2013, Watson uploaded a video titled "Hidden Messages in New $100 Dollar Bill?," discussing conspiracy theories about apocalyptic warnings contained within folded dollar bills (shown below,). Over the next four years, the video gathered upwards of 12 million views and 12,500 comments. On October 29th, 2014, Watson released a video discussing viral videos in which police officers are shown harassing American citizens (shown below, right). Over the next three years, the video garnered upwards of 6.5 million views and 15,100 comments.



On August 6th, 2015, Watson posted a video titled mocking a footage some conspiracy theorists were speculating showed a demon caught on camera in front of Barack Obama (shown below, left). On August 4th, 2016, Watson released a video titled "The Truth About Hillary's Bizarre Behavior," speculating that then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was suffering from brain damage (shown below, right).



Interviews

On March 12th, 2012, the YouTube channel Press For Truth interviewed Watson, in which he discussed how he got involved with Infowars.com (shown below).



On September 8th, 2017, YouTuber Westmonster uploaded an interview with Watson in which he discussed his past conspiracy theory content (shown below).



"I've talked about some quite fruity things in the past in my younger days, in terms of conspiracy theories. We don't all believe what we believed ten years ago."

CNN Meme War

On July 6th, 2017, Watson posted a compilation of CNN meme war videos titled "Trump vs. CNN: Ultimate Meme Compilation" (shown below). Within four months, the video received more than 528,000 views and 3,000 comments.



Triggering the Libs

Watson frequently posts tweets intended to "trigger" members of the left wing, leading to posts mocking him for "Triggering the Libs".


Paul Joseph Watson @PrisonPlanet Follow I'm eating Asian food, drinking milk, not looking you in the eye AND doing the OK sign. TRIGGERING INTENSIFIES.

PJW-isms

In recent years, certain phrases have become associated with Watson due to his over-enunciation and accent, becoming a way to mock him, with phrases such as "Mooslims", "Eemajun moi shock", and "Mainstream meteor" becoming the most notable and his way of pronouncing Muslims, Imagine my shock, and Mainstream Media respectively.

Search Interest

External References

[1] YouTube – PrisonPlanetLive

[2] Twitter – @PrisonPlanet

[3] YouTuber – Press For Truth

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