Asshole sets himself on fire in D.C.


Too bad.


Disturbing footage has emerged of a man setting himself on fire and calmly walking around near the White House as police desperately tried to douse the flames.

The man, who has not yet been identified, set himself on fire on Wednesday on the Ellipse park in downtown Washington D.C.

Video of the incident showed the man walking calmly across the Ellipse near the Washington Mall, an area popular with tourists, with flames covering his body.

Several seconds later, U.S. Secret Service staff could be seen towards him with a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze.

It occurred less than a mile from the White House.

He managed to stand upright before officials got to him, amid reports that he was wearing a protective suit which would have given him some protection from the flames.

The man suffered burns on 85 percent of his body and there was a suspicious package on fire near him which was also extinguished, according to TMZ.

He was later transported to a nearby hospital with ‘life threatening’ injuries.

More than 70 officers flocked to the scene from multiple agencies. Several tourists and visitors were in the vicinity, but there were no other injuries reported.

National Park Service police and the U.S. Secret Service officers also assisted at the scene to try and establish what happened in Washington D.C.

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said he could not immediately comment.

According to his official schedule, Donald Trump was in the Oval Office at the time for a ceremonial swearing-in of the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

A spokesman for the National Park Service, which maintains the White House grounds, told DailyMail.com: ‘At 12:22 p.m., officers from the United States Park Police and United States Secret Service responded to a report of an adult male who reportedly lit himself on fire on the Ellipse near 15th and Constitution Avenue.

‘USSS personnel extinguished the fire within seconds. The individual was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

‘The incident is under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.’

A spokesman for the Washington Fire Department said: ‘I can confirm that we’ve transported one patient with burns from the Ellipse and we’re now on the scene assisting law enforcement.’

The Ellipse is a 52-acre park located south of the White House fence and north of Constitution Avenue and the National Mall.

There have been several security incidents in recent years in the vicinity of the White House, due in part to its location in the middle of D.C., with a number of streets approaching it.

On April 12, a man in a wheelchair-type electric scooter lit his jacket on fire outside the White House fence.

That man was hospitalized with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Crews are due to begin work on installing a larger fence around the White House as part of security improvements beginning this summer.

The existing fence will be replaced with a structure that will be about 13 feet tall, an increase of about five feet.

The incident on Wednesday came just hours after Special Counsel Robert Mueller claimed it was ‘not an option’ for his office to have charged President Trump with an obstruction crime and that it would be ‘inappropriate’ for him to speak further about his probe of Russian election interference.

In a public statement, Mueller restated parts of his 448-report – including the controversial decision not to charge Trump with a crime

The president has repeatedly cited the report – and his own attorney general’s decision not to charge him – as proof that there was ‘no obstruction.’

But Mueller, in his sudden statement delivered with little public notification, said his decision rested on Justice Department policy – not on the guilt or innocence of President Trump.

That did not stop Trump from tweeting immediately after Mueller’s remarks that the case against him was ‘closed.’

‘Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you,’ Trump wrote. ‘

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3 Responses to DARWIN DENIED (NAH!!!)

  1. bogsidebunny says:

    One crispy Critter. Maybe he was a Buddhist monk and thought LBJ was still in the White House.

    In any event the fake-news media and Democrats will find a way to put the blame on Trump.

    Hell if Eisenhower was still president the Liberal assholes would sing:

  2. He must have been watching too many hollyweird movies and fancied himself as the human torch. You’re right though Bogside it will of course be the President’s fault. He had me laughing today with some top trolling of British leftards. He stated that Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson are good friends of his. They will be spewing their soy lattes tonight.

  3. Leonard Jones says:

    You may be closer than you think Bogside. Between the Democrats, the
    deep state swamp rats and the rat-fuck liberal media it would not take
    much to influence someone with existing mental health issues. This
    constant 3-year drumbeat of psychotic hate-filled rants against Trump
    could drive a saint insane.

    There is a reason they call it Trump Derangement Syndrome!

    When President Trump is reelected next November, the level of insanity
    will grow exponentially. There will be violence in the streets and expect
    a lot of suicide notes referencing Trump. The left (and the RINO’s) are
    already in a panic. What do you think things will be like in a few months
    when the details of Russia gate are released? It will be a slow dribble
    at first, but when the election nears, it will be 2,000-pound blockbusters.
    By October 2020, and fission bombs by October.

    Lisa Madcowski (RINO) Alaska realizes the jig is up and is planning a
    third party run. Even if she is not primaried by the Caribou Barbie,
    the likely male Republican nominee is expected to win in a 3-way race.
    We have lost McStain, Flake, and the two Senators/or Senate
    candidates who refused Trump’s endorsement in 2018 midterms.
    That will leave Susan Collins as perhaps the last RINO in the
    Senate. We are winning at every level!

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