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Tina Fey’s response to Charlottesville and the left’s Nazi panic

Tina Fey appeared on a Thursday edition of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update last night. Fey, who graduated from Charlottesville’s UVA in 1992 offered a special comment about the violence last weekend and President Trump’s response to it. Fey’s bit, which lasted about six minutes, …

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CNN highlight reel: It’s been a rough four weeks for the White House

You’ve got the whole Trump/media conundrum here in one tidy two-minute package. On the one hand, this is pure derision during what’s supposed to be a news program. Brooke Baldwin even mugs for the camera by theatrically sipping water halfway through. And some of the …

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GOP congressman: Some of us really want Mueller to find something we can use to impeach Trump

Whatever. We’ve been through around eight iterations of “Republicans ready to dump Trump” since the primaries began last year. They didn’t do it at the convention, they didn’t do it after the “Access Hollywood” tape, they’re not going to do it over his Charlottesville spin, …

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Venezuelan socialists seize power from opposition-led congress

Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly says it has assumed all of the powers of the opposition-led National Assembly [Venezuela’s congress], thereby placing all control of the failing country in the hands of the socialist party and President Nicolas Maduro. From the Miami Herald: The assembly, or ANC, …

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Poll: Plurality believes far-right groups were *not* mostly to blame for violence in Charlottesville

Your daily reminder via Survey Monkey and Axios that virtually all issues are partisan now. Since our national future of Antifa reds slugging it out with alt-right brownshirts in running street battles looks increasingly assured, we might as well start tracking reaction polls like this: …

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Breitbart on Bannon exit: Get ready for Arnold 2.0

Just how devastating a political blow will Donald Trump suffer from cashiering Steve Bannon? Breitbart’s senior editor-at-large (and my pal) Joel Pollak argues that Trump just cut off his nose to spite his face, exiling his master strategist just when Trump needed him the most. …

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Have the remains of Natalee Holloway finally been found?

I’m a sucker for a good true crime story. Back in the 90s I was one of the people watching the O.J. Simpson trial on television every day after work. [Spoiler: O.J. is guilty.] Now there is word circulating of a break in another major …

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Hmm: Did NAFTA really cost US 700,000 jobs?

It depends on who you ask, how you count … and why. The Trump administration wants to force Mexico and Canada into significant concessions in NAFTA renegotiation talks, and its representative took a hard line in his opening remarks: “We cannot ignore the huge trade …

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Report: Bannon ready for war with “Democrat” White House; Update: With Drudge too?

First, can we dispense with the nonsense that Bannon resigned two weeks ago? If that were true he would have leaked it to Breitbart and had them break the news, to emphasize that he determined his own fate. With Drudge, who’s been hostile to Bannon …

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More monuments vandalised in Arizona, North Carolina

Four women were arrested in Asheville, North Carolina Friday for vandalizing a Robert E. Lee plaque. And in Arizona, a roadside monument to Jefferson Davis was literally tarred and feathered. From Fox 10: “It is vandalism,” said Tom Hill of Mesa. “This is state property. …

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