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Monday, May 29, 2017

Why Trump’s Mexican Border Wall Won’t Stop The Drug Cartels

IMAGE: A Donald Trump for President campaign sticker is shown attached to a U.S. Customs sign hanging on the border fence between Mexico and the United States near Calexico, California, U.S. February 8, 2017. Picture taken February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

SNL: Melissa McCarthy Lampoon Of Sean Spicer Absolutely Kills

In the latest inspired stroke of casting by Saturday Night Live’s producers, Melissa McCarthy showed up late on February 4 as Sean Spicer — complete with his ill-fitting suit and loud, shrill pronouncements.

McCarthy’s dim, pugnacious, emotionally unstable screen persona engages the Spicer mode perfectly from the moment “he” steps to the podium to inform the stunned White House press corps that the briefing would begin with “an apology — from you to me” — which of course he doesn’t accept. Acknowledging the “rocky start” to his new role as White House press secretary, he explains, “I mean it in the sense of Rocky the movie, because I came out here to punch you!…

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The Tyranny of A Minority President Has Begun — And So Has The Resistance

Donald Trump’s official presidential bio contains about a half-dozen attempts to convince someone — probably himself — that his win was a massive blowout and not a shameful, slight fluke only made possible by the intervention of a foreign government and a domestic conspiracy to get the FBI director to interfere in the democratic process during the final weeks, twice.

This sad overcompensation — like the emergency White House press briefing called Saturday night to lie about the size of of his inauguration crowd as the largest protests in U.S. history raged against the new president — isn’t an accident.

It’s an announcement: We will do what we want regardless of how many Americans are against us.…

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