'Infowars' host Jones says his on-air persona not a 'trick'

'Infowars' host Jones says his on-air persona not a 'trick'

'Infowars' host Jones says his on-air persona not a 'trick'

A lawyer defending Jones, a the right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, in a child-custody dispute said Jones is a "performance artist" whose on-air persona differs from the private man.

He also went to town on the Austin American-Statesman report that Jones couldn't recall details about his children's school because he had "eaten a lot of chili for lunch".

To hear Jones tell it, that loud, that lemon sour diesel, that OG Kush, that headband, those Girl Scout Cookies, the fact that you can no longer take a bong hit without momentarily losing the ability to form a sentence-all of it stems from George Soros, the liberal financier who is public enemy number one in Jones's cosmology of worldwide power players.

"I don't know about you, but I have been riveted to the trial of the century of the week", Colbert said, breezing through some of the finer points of his target's parental custody battle.

Newman questioned Jones on whether he had sex with another woman after his new wife, Erika, had moved in. His ex-wife, Kelly Jones, is seeking sole or joint custody of their three children.

So yeah, between that and the possibility that Jones violated a gag order by posting a video of himself on the way to court screaming about how he's not a phony on Monday, everything is going great.

Jones said he sometimes smokes marijuana - almost yearly - "to monitor its strength, which is how law enforcement does it". Jones then added, under oath, that he had determined that the weed these days is far too strong, a development he blamed on billionaire investor and major progressive political donor George Soros.

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