The biggest rule on the “Spokane Tweaker Blast” Facebook page? No “symping.” “Symp” is the slur the group uses to describe anyone sympathetic to the alleged Spokane drug users captured in the photogra’
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“Symp” is the slur the group uses to describe anyone sympathetic to the alleged Spokane drug users captured in the photographs and videos uploaded on the page: Here’s someone digging through a dumpster. Here’s someone injecting drugs into his ankle. Here’s a man pacing naked on his porch. Here’s someone screaming incoherently at an intersection. Here are people sleeping in their cars or passed out on the sidewalk.
The commenters blast away, condemning those pictured, lamenting the “plague” they say has spread through Spokane. They call these people “twacks,” “scum of society,” “nasty ass bums,” “undesirables” and “human waste.” On this page, addiction isn’t a disease. The addicts are the disease.
- Publisher: Inlander
- Author: Daniel Walters
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