Just a quick aside: I was just noticing some examples of the common ANTZ practice of responding to justifiable ridicule (about anti-THR lies or their general tobacco prohibition campaigns) by suggesting the existence of criticism is evidence that their critics are wrong. It is the strangest thing, when you realize that this is what they are doing. They do not even try to argue with the critiques of their various absurdities and stupidities. They actually seem to think that the mere act of citing critiques is an argument in their favor. This is perhaps the simplest and most damning evidence that they are basically a religious cult, as well as the simpler fact that they live in an echo chamber.
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