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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Sarah Silverman, To DNC 2016 ‘Bernie Or Bust’ Crowd: ‘You’re Being Ridiculous’

She may be known for her ardent support of Bernie Sanders, but comedian and actress Sarah Silverman made waves when she addressed a loud band of Sanders supporters at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Monday night. The Bernie-loyal had been chanting their support for the Vermont senator as a series of speakers, including Silverman, pledged……

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President Trump: The 5 Stages Of Grief

Did you hear? Donald Trump will be our next president! That seemed to be the word, at least, from the omniscient pollsters at 538, Nate Silver’s data journalism organization, who predicted Monday that Donald Trump would beat Hillary Clinton if the presidential election were held today. (Clinton still leads 538’s polls-only and “polls-plus” analysis for November’s election day.)

It’s not just 538: Pundits and progressives alike are running around with their hair on fire today, after leaked emails from DNC leadership revealed an institutional bias against the insurgent campaign of Bernie Sanders.

So, let’s get used to it, America: President Donald Trump.…

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#EndorseThis: John Oliver Breaks Down ‘Apocalyptic’ Republican Convention

Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver came back on Sunday after a month-long absence to comment on what was perhaps the most bizarre Republican National Convention in history, or as the HBO host called it, “the most apocalyptic thing ever to happen” in Cleveland.

From Michelle Obama’s Melania Trump’s speech how ‘one’s word is one’s bond’ to Ted Cruz’s on-stage plea to “vote your conscience,” Oliver eviscerated the RNC’s D-list celebrities and nearly-continuous chaos.

Trump seems to have played off the mess by claiming it was good TV. He tweeted about Melania’s plagiarism that it “got more publicity than any in the history of politics especially if you believe that all press is good press!” — obviously untrue by any measure, but a compelling spin that fits his narrative of a corrupt media elite.…

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