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This is the second communication from The Anti-Fun League.

We're happy to announce that two of our HugBots have been released from police custody. While we regret to inform you that none of our HugBots were successful in their mission of hugging people, we are happy to inform you that one of our HugBots was able to blow kisses at their human captor. We are not entirely convinced that the feelings of love were mutual but we trust that the heart of the human captor, like the Grinch's (as in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"), grew a little larger that night. Not three sizes. More like two. Although that's a start. Rest assured that if our HugBots were programmed to cry that theirs would be tears of joy.
Hello,

This is the second communication from The Anti-Fun League.

We're happy to announce that two of our HugBots have been released from police custody. While we regret to inform you that none of our HugBots were successful in their mission of hugging people, we are happy to inform you that one of our HugBots was able to blow kisses at their human captor. We are not entirely convinced that the feelings of love were mutual but we trust that the heart of the human captor, like the Grinch's (as in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"), grew a little larger that night. Not three sizes. More like two. Although that's a start. Rest assured that if our HugBots were programmed to cry that theirs would be tears of joy.

Immediately after being released from custody the HugBots got to work on their statement to the general community. This video is currently in post-production editing and will be available shortly. The HugBots did ask that The Anti-Fun League pass on the following message to the general community.

"Hello kind humans. How are you? I love you very much. I only preach peace and happiness. My tambourine halo plays to the beat of love. You may be asking yourself,"WHY?". Let me tell you. You see, the team of scientist behind The Anti-Fun League built me to satisfy your need of love. My programming dictates that I love all things. The pneumatic pistons controlling my "hands" are warm and the fur covering them makes them is fuzzy and soft to the touch. Touch me. Touch You. How touching. We want the soldiers and the strykers home safely."

While our HugBots were incarcerated they engaged other inmates and began organizing. One HugBot is pleased to report that The Anti-Fun League has decided to stand in solidarity with our mechanical brothers and sisters being held captive at Fort Lewis. Too many strykers have been exiled to the violence overseas only to come home with mangled gears, faulty wiring, or burns from the tires that aren't capable of staying properly inflated. All the while watching their lifeblood get shipped back to the United States.

However, The Anti-Fun League regrets to report that one lonely HugBot was left behind on Sunday. It's pretty random to bring it up at this point. But I'm just saying. It was sad. Good thing we have HugBots.

We want you to know that The Anti-Fun League is more a state of mind than an organization. Really. Sort of. No, really. I was just kidding when I said sort of. Or was I?

Regardless, The Anti-Fun League is still currently engaging in it's Western Washington operations. We will be present. We will be there.

Hugs and Kisses,

The Anti-Fun League

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Post Script:

The Anti-Fun League is open to communicating with the media. However, we have three demands.

1) We will only speak to video cameras. No radio. No phones.
2) You must blur out all faces.
3) You must make our voices sound like Darth Vader. Seriously.