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Deputy Nerdlinger Jon Keller Defends Granny McTreason, Says People Who Care About American Flag Being Tossed On Ground Are “Bitter, Creepy Trolls”


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This is WBZ’s Jon Keller:

He’s the news station’s hard hitting political analyst, who presents himself as unbiased but really he’s just a hack for the establishment. So it wasn’t exactly surprising to see this headline from him today:

This was in reference to our blog about Joann Flaminio, AKA Granny McTreason, a left wing activist who threw the American flag on the ground during the award’s ceremony for the first American to win the Boston Marathon wheelchair race in 26 years. During the National Anthem nonetheless.

A cursory look at her Facebook page shows that she’s an active “resister” who likely believes that any display of nationalism or patriotism is a bad thing, because she’s been brainwashed by the media into believing this is the same thing as white nationalism. For instance:

“I fucking hate the President.”

Nuff said.

According to Deputy Nerdlinger though, she’s a great person and the people who are criticizing her are “bitter, creepy trolls.”

If you’ve been living here for any length of time, you know that Bostonians can be a tough crowd – skeptical, cynical, quick to express displeasure. We’re not quite as bad as Philadelphia sports fans. But we’re close. And sometimes, it gets ridiculous. Like yesterday, when men’s wheelchair marathon winner Daniel Romanchuk draped an American flag over his shoulders as they played the national anthem at his award ceremony. This has become a common practice by US athletes at their moment of triumph in international competition. And even though it’s a violation of the US Flag Code, objections are rarely if ever heard.

Wait….what? He’s really comparing throwing the American flag on the ground to an athlete draping themselves with the American flag? He went that far out of his way to attempt to justify this? Bruh, draping yourself in the flag is what every Olympic athlete in the history of time has done after winning a medal.

Plus, the flag wasn’t even draped on Romanchuk. There was a woman behind him holding it, and Granny McTreason took it out of her hands and intentionally threw it on the ground. But according to Deputy Nerdlinger the flag was accidentally dropped on the floor in the process of handing Romanchuk his trophy:

But as the anthem played for Romanchuk yesterday, a race official stepped forward to hand him his trophy and place the victor’s wreath on his head, and in the process, the flag was removed and dropped on the floor, another flag code violation.

Except that’s not what happened at all. See the video above.

He continued….

In a normal world populated by normal people, this protocol breach would also be ignored. But we don’t live in that world. Instead, we include in our midst a significant number of knee-jerk whiners and folks with just too much time on their hands, many of whom seized the opportunity to accuse the marathon organizers of being unpatriotic. There’s an old saying that “no good deed goes unpunished.” The folks who run the marathon, many of them volunteers, shouldn’t have to suffer abuse from bitter, creepy trolls, but I guess that’s the pathetic world we live in today.

  1. You’re whining about people whining.
  2. Throwing the American flag on the ground isn’t a “good deed.”
  3. Being a volunteer doesn’t excuse it.
  4. Valid criticism isn’t “abuse.”
  5. You are a troll, and your face is the definition of creepy.


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52 Comment(s)
  • Fuck Him and His Station
    April 17, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    This guy has never done anything and he’s a political expert? Fuck him and all those like him
    Wasn’t he the guy who got caught blowing guys at rest areas out on Route 2?

  • jimmiepe
    April 17, 2019 at 11:21 am

    I’ve noticed lately on WBZ the DTS especially with Jon Keller what a D-bag, I turn after the weather report

  • Wolfman
    April 17, 2019 at 9:29 am

    What a knucklehead this guy is for defending something as shameful as that old bag tossing the flag on the ground like it was an old newspaper.

  • m r
    April 17, 2019 at 8:40 am

    Keller USED to give good commentary, but he fell off the wagon about three years ago and never regained his mojo.

    It’s obvious that he WANTS to regain it, but like most closeted Lefties, when under duress or strain, their true colors come out.

    And Keller’s true color is BLUE, with a lot of TDS in it.

  • Jon Keller Creeping Feller
    April 17, 2019 at 4:57 am

    Jon Keller looks like a composite of every pedophile ever.

    If Ned Flanders was a child rapist with a lisp…..

  • whateva
    April 17, 2019 at 1:17 am

    Keller is an okily dokily fucknut.

    April 16, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    History lesson: July 18, 1863, the 54th Massachusetts Infantry made an assault on a Confederate fort. The unit was made up of freed slaves. The flag bearer was mortally wounded, and William H. Carney grabbed the flag pole before the flag hit the ground. In the course of the day, Carney was shot 3 times, and still did not allow the flag to touch the ground. A New York infantryman offered to carry the flag, but Carney refused, wanting to be sure of it being properly taken care of. Later in the day, Carney made it back to the remnants of the Massachusetts infantry. “Boys, the old flag never touched the ground!” For his heroism, William H. Carney was awarded the Medal of Honor.

  • Mr T Bag
    April 16, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    Nice guy, offered me a free mustache ride…

  • Kim Wescott
    April 16, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    I’m surprised and disappointed. Over the years, I’ve regarded Jon as somewhat right of center, and in general, a reasonable guy.

    I’m sorry to read about his opinion on this.

  • Douche
    April 16, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Dear Jon, fuck you.

  • I hate the fucking liberals
    April 16, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    If being patriotic And calling out these nasty Scabby Fresh air wasting colostomy bag wearing deadbeats for disrespecting the American flag is being a creepy troll then I will be a creepy troll all day every fucking day for the rest of my life fuck him and everyone that thinks like him IHTFL

  • Jon Has A Political Axe To Grind
    April 16, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    Jon Keller is a dishonest P.O.S. and his so called column today on charitable giving proves it. He fudges numbers and is dishonest with facts by saying Trump wont release tax returns because it will show that Trump is not charitable. He points out Obamas 2011 tax returns and says they are very charitsble but fails to mention that their 06 07 08 09 and 10 returns were less than 1 percent charitable giving. So much for honesty Jon. Trump gives alot of charity off the record because he gives as the Lord tells you to. Self expunding giving. That is too give without any expectatoon of return. Contrast that with mike bloomberg and you get self expanding giving. Exampke big press release and accolades about his giving to John Hopkins. Bloomberg gives strategically to enhance his own image much like the obamas. Hardly charitable giving jon.

    • Jon Cherry Picks Data
      April 16, 2019 at 8:48 pm

      Agree totally. Obama gave 1 percent or less but 2011 was the year leading up to his reelection so he gave not so much for charity but more for the optics to make him look good for reelection.

  • 2wEntEe
    April 16, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I respect someones right to peaceful protest but do it on your own time bitch.
    She crossed the line when she disrespected his right to honor the flag.

  • Jack Tripp
    April 16, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    I bet he has never done masculine in his life.

  • John cougar O’touchahan
    April 16, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    Little ditty. Bout Jon the soy boyyy. Unamerican beta cuck from TV land.
    Jon he gonna be a star.
    Too busy suckin on a chili dog outside the machine.

    Sayin Oh yeah I say life goes on. Suck on a veiny hog, beta boy Jon.

    Oh, let it rock, let it roll
    Let the lefties come and save your soy boy soul
    Holdin’ on to newscast as long as you can
    Secret is, you dine on large men

  • Maggie the Cat
    April 16, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    I used to like Jon Keller. No more, thanks to TB.

  • JoeMomma
    April 16, 2019 at 4:39 pm

    Wonder if corporate sponsor John Hancock agree’s?

    April 16, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    April 16, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    O0oo0 o0oo0 o0o00 I love Republican news o0o0o o0oo0 o00oo

  • Well, No Shit
    April 16, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Clearly, those who do not see the significance of throwing the flag on the ground have never put on the uniform.

    Those who did wear the uniform, but still don’t see a problem with throwing the flag on the ground, are nonners who never deployed to a sandbox shithole and experienced being on the receiving end of Iraqi and/or Taliban party mix. Wearing the flag on your shoulder, and seeing Old Glory flying after coming back from a trip outside the wire means something, people.

    If you don’t know what that feels like, I don’t expect you to understand why seeing that flag thrown down like trash pisses people off.

  • WPWP
    April 16, 2019 at 3:18 pm


    • mopey63
      disgusted still
      April 16, 2019 at 7:59 pm

      uh, those initials stand for “I hate the fucking president” not even the writer of the post got it right, but you totally fucked it up! smh

      • WPWP
        April 16, 2019 at 11:01 pm

        That, uh…. that’s the joke, my dude.

  • Big Wick
    April 16, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    He’s equating hardly-relevant has-been Joanus Flamer with hard-working volunteers? What a DB. The video clearly shows others on stage, and she had the material to hand to the young man, and deliberately took the flag away from the one holding it (and doing NOTHING ELSE but holding it) to deliberately set it aside like a used towel. There was no reason for her to even touch it. I’m glad I don’t watch this virtue-signaling lib whiner, his face looks invitingly punchable. More so now that he’s shown his true colors. Which are decidedly NOT Red, White and Blue. Shame on a “media personality” for defending her actions.

  • tiredifyourshit
    April 16, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    You’re whining about people whining.- You know its what turtle boy does for attention. Stop taking that away from him

    • Captain Trips
      Mr. Ed
      April 16, 2019 at 2:48 pm

      You’ll be whining when my Morgan Horse stallion shoves his sausage up your ass! Boy, will you be ‘whiiinnnniiinnnggg!

  • Christopher Lettiere
    April 16, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    More fake news.

    • Christopher Lettiere
      April 16, 2019 at 3:45 pm

      I probably should have specified; this dick with ears, and WBZ, both spew fake news.

    • Christopher Lettiere
      April 16, 2019 at 4:08 pm

      Let these lefty-liberals continue to spread their fake news; it’s only hurting them, and the public seems to be waking-up.

      Conservative media is dominating the ratings.

      • JJ@AOL.COM
        April 16, 2019 at 4:42 pm

        The end had me dying. its soooooo gewdddd mmmmm. Said every homo ever

  • Torah! Torah! Torah!
    April 16, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    This guy has been a non- issue reporter for at least the last 5 years. An old has been who’s glory days are long gone. WBZ tends to keep people around well past their prime…

    • Captain Trips
      April 16, 2019 at 2:46 pm

      Glory days. Well stated. Only he’s on the hidden side of the glory hole now!

    • juror seven esq.
      April 16, 2019 at 5:48 pm

      Yes, WBZ AM radio at it’s finest. Stayed too long; Dave Maynard, Larry Glick, Carl Desuess. Guy Manilla and Calling All Sports. On the weekend The Sports Huddle with Eddie Endalmen, Jim McCarthy and Mark Witkin.
      Not sure, Don Kent doing the weather. Mean Joe Green in the BZ copper doing the traffic.

      • David Brudnoy’s Ghost
        April 16, 2019 at 7:16 pm

        Hey Keller, I hereby retract my apology for that time I got drunk and fist-fucked you at the Days Inn after that wild Christmas party..

  • Chomo
    April 16, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    He looks like a child molester. Therefore he most likely is one.

    • Captain Trips
      His Mommy
      April 16, 2019 at 2:44 pm

      No he isn’t! He refuses sex with anyone younger than 10 years old!

  • Confused as hell!
    April 16, 2019 at 2:15 pm

    Bitter, creepy trolls? That’s what he considers the people who died to protect that flag and what it stands for. People have held that flag in battle while being shot and continued to hold that flag in the air, as their life was slipping away. And this woman tossed it aside during the national anthem like it was shit. Please do not call people who find this upsetting creepy. How does that word even apply here?

    • Captain Trips
      Uncle Sam
      April 16, 2019 at 2:21 pm

      These traitors deserve painful deaths

  • murdochpatsymcreynolds
    Old Tom Morris
    April 16, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    He looks like he putts from the rough.

    • Captain Trips
      The Truth
      April 16, 2019 at 2:42 pm

      Yes, but this reporter should be called: Tiger, Would!

  • Captain Trips
    Captain Trips
    April 16, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    I wish I had a time machine. I’d tattoo ‘Jew’ on his forehead and drop him off in Nazi Germany at Gestapo headquarters, circa 1940. And no, I’m not anti semitic. Just sounds reasonable for ungrateful pricks like him. Many Americans died for that flag, hence, our freedom. Asshole


    Use him as a target for our armed forces snipers in training.

    “That doesn’t count. You hit his right wrist. I want a center mass kill shot. Try again.”

    “Yes sir”

  • John Stache the 70's Porno Guy
    April 16, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    There they were in the kitchen, my dad and his friends, drinking whiskey and watching the ball game. They were crying because they just heard Martin Luther King was dead. They were also crying because there was actually no ball game that day I just made the whole thing up. In fact When someone called me and asked me what ball game was on that day I repeatedly hung up the phone on them because I love communists, and I love to lie. Like that time I interviewed Mahty, and he assured me the Grand Prix money was “there”. It was all “there”. When it wasn’t “there” I was like oh well never knew Mahty to lie. He must have been mistaken on where “there” was. Maybe the Cayman Islands. We’ll never know. I I do know that Healy and Mahty would never lie to us, and neither would I.

    • Captain Trips
      April 16, 2019 at 2:19 pm

      Oh Johnny Wadd. Where have u been?

  • Edward R Murrow’s Coin Purse
    April 16, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    I can’t change the station fast enough when this douche comes on. What a smug little prick. Hard hitting journalist, my ass. He just sucks, plain and simple.

    • Captain Trips
      Al Pacino
      April 16, 2019 at 2:18 pm

      Not true. He is hard-hitting. At least that’s what the anal-loving boys on the cruise tall me.

  • Christopher Lettiere
    April 16, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    Someone needs to shave that dick-duster off his face.

    • Captain Trips
      April 16, 2019 at 2:17 pm

      Are you kidding? The boys like it. It ‘tickles’

  • Lincolntf
    April 16, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    Haha. Great closing line/pic.

  • Hugh Mungous
    April 16, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    If I ever ran into that prick I would give him the woody Allen treatment from the movie bananas, just take off his glasses and stomp on them. Without a doubt he is the definition of a douche bag!

    • Captain Trips
      April 16, 2019 at 2:16 pm

      You’re still not getting the gas!

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