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As a heroic scientist trying to save America from a raging pandemic (and a raging lunatic president), Dr. Anthony Fauci has every reason to hope he might be portrayed someday by Brad Pitt. But he didn't even have to wait for the movie version.

Saturday Night Live made Dr. Fauci's dream come true this weekend, with Pitt appearing solo in an uproariously funny sketch as he tries to explain away idiotic Trump gaffes.

Will we have a coronavirus vaccine "relatively soon," as Trump said? Well, yes – if "relatively" means relative to the geological timeline of planet Earth.

In a moving conclusion, Pitt breaks character to articulate what we all feel about Dr. Fauci and everyone on the front line.

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Pro-Trump GETTR Becoming 'Safe Haven' For Terrorist Propaganda

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Just weeks after former President Trump's team quietly launched the alternative to "social media monopolies," GETTR is being used to promote terrorist propaganda from supporters of the Islamic State, a Politico analysis found.

The publication reports that the jihadi-related material circulating on the social platform includes "graphic videos of beheadings, viral memes that promote violence against the West and even memes of a militant executing Trump in an orange jumpsuit similar to those used in Guantanamo Bay."

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Although QAnon isn't a religious movement per se, the far-right conspiracy theorists have enjoyed some of their strongest support from white evangelicals — who share their adoration of former President Donald Trump. And polling research from The Economist and YouGov shows that among those who are religious, White evangelicals are the most QAnon-friendly.

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