I recognize that those who take his publicity seriously might disagree. But then, if the past couple of years have taught us anything, it's to distrust publicity and anything that follows a narrative.
As pointed out here
, it is reasonable to think of him as a bully, but only if you disregard the ineffectiveness of his blows.
He's just a guy who will step into anywhere he can get attention, and who will echo the dominant narrative without question. Which makes him not a person, but a bunch of standardized opinions.
Ace of Spades has more.
And, for those who doubt that Philips had spotted the kids as Catholics, and decided to attack because of it, a troubled incident.