Newswire: Milk-chugging alt-right trolls shut down Shia LaBeouf’s art project

Last week, Shia LaBeouf’s “He Will Not Divide Us” live-stream was shuttered by Queens’ Museum of the Moving Image, who cited the “serious and ongoing safety hazard” associated with so many people, of all political stripes, furiously wanking in a single area. Since it was launched as a response to the inauguration of Donald Trump, the performance art piece had become a target for 4chan trolls and maybe-ironic white nationalists who were eager for a new medium to shout their memes into as a way of drowning out the ever-present void, creating a tense, generally irritating atmosphere that led to a 24/7 police presence, numerous arrests (including LaBeouf himself), and eventually, the whole thing being shut down. But before it was over, it gave the world a lasting, poignant image of America’s newest political force: a bunch of shirtless, bellowing, internet outlaws chugging milk while joking about …

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