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Mayor stops watching BDSM porn to defend Constitution
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Mayor stops watching BDSM porn to defend Constitution

The Local · 19 Feb 2016, 12:53

Published: 19 Feb 2016 12:53 GMT+01:00

It seemed like a normal day on the Facebook page of Quickborn, a small town near Hamburg.

Mayor Thomas Köppl used a screenshot of the German Constitution to back up points he was making in a debate about anti-Euro, anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany (AfD).

"The AfD isn't a party just like the others any longer," he wrote. "After pushing [party founder Bernd] Lucke and his democratic friends, this party no longer stands on the foundation of our Constitution", he wrote.

Image: Screenshot/Facebook

But he forgot to crop out the tab bar on the screenshot – which showed that he had also been busy with pages titled "Punishment Porn Videos", "BDSM porno videos", and "German slut punished", Bild reported on Friday.

Fellow townspeople were quick to notice his slip-up – and he came in for some harsh mockery in the comments.

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Köppl deleted the screenshot – but the damage was done.

After an initial attempt to claim that he hadn't taken the screenshot, Köppl came clean in a further post.

"Yes, I visited the sites concerned," Köppl wrote in response to a user who shared the article from Bild.

"The mostly friendly comments distracted from the main article, that's why I deleted the screenshot."

"Typical Bild, one part truth, one part supposition, and something wrong," Köppl wrote in response to the Bild report. Image: Screenshot

Köppl further claims that he had overheard a group of young men talking about BDSM on the ski-lift in South Tyrol, where he is currently enjoying a holiday break.

"I wasn't so up-to-date about that, which annoys me. They were mentioning the site 'Xhamster', and when I got to my room I wanted to get clued-up."

But he said that the internet was too slow to watch the videos and he had to read the Wikipedia article on cult erotic hit Fifty Shades of Gray to get the full picture.

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"I'm sure people who like it can have a lot of fun with BDSM. I find it rather disturbing," he went on. "I have a problem with violence in general."

Some citizens were quick to chuckle – although he also found supporters among BDSM fans.

"Are you going to change the signs in the town to Quickporn?" one person asked.

"Any man who claims never to have visited a porn site is a liar or has a problem with his sexuality," another said.

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