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Trump not only refuses to condemn the actions of Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse, but makes the case for self-defense

This morning, when asked by the press if President Trump would condemn the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse, the young, right wing vigilante charged with killing two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, White House spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany responded, “The president is not going to weigh in on that.” Later in the day, however, Trump did weigh in […]

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“Slow the testing down please”

It’s totally petty, but I’m taking all kinds of pleasure right now in the fact that so few Republicans showed up in Tulsa this evening to risk their lives in order to celebrate Donald Trump’s huge, triumphant return to the rally circuit. For what it’s worth, Brad Parscale, president Trump’s campaign director — the guy […]

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As protests spread over the murder of George Floyd, we’re once again reminded of the fact that we have the worst leadership possible to help us through this moment in history

Over the past several years, there have been multiple instances of police officers killing unarmed black men in the Minneapolis area. In 2015, there was Jamar Clark, who, according to multiple witnesses, was not resisting officers at the time of his killing. In 2016, there was Philando Castile, who was shot and killed on video […]

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For those who wondered what it would take for Twitter to finally take action against Donald Trump, we now know the answer… an unfounded accusation of murder

A few days ago, for some inexplicable reason, Donald Trump — in the middle of a pandemic that has now claimed the lives of over 100,000 American citizens — decided to imply that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was somehow involved in the death of a young woman who worked in his Florida office while he […]

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We don’t have anywhere near enough ventilators to care for those who will develop COVID-19, and the Trump administration isn’t helping

The best Rolling Stones album ever recorded, Exile on Main Street, contains a song titled Ventilator Blues, which contains the following phrase… “Don’t matter where you are, everybody, everybody gonna need some kind of ventilator.” Well, for the past few days, I’ve found myself humming it to myself quite a bit. Reading the word “ventilator” […]

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