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Stephen Colbert

Screenshot from The Late Show with Steven Colbert Youtube.

Last night Stephen Colbert took twelve minutes during The Late Show to discuss last week's heinous events in the Capitol and their aftermath. Colbert dropped his usual lighthearted approach for a grimmer style -- understandably, as American democracy is in peril under Donald Trump. A stunning number of Republicans still choose to dishonor their oath of office, and Stephen isn't having it,

Not at all. This is powerful, sobering, and yet will still make you smile. Watch.


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Dave Reilly

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Most of us are old enough to remember when Republicans eager to court the evangelical Christian vote would recoil in (not entirely genuine) horror at any hint of antisemitism in any political candidate, particularly on a GOP slate. But for the new post-insurrection Trumpian Republican Party, it seems not only to be no problem, it's practically an asset.

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Reprinted with permission from PressRun

Leaning into the doomsday narrative that President Joe Biden's agenda and presidency is slipping away as Democrats work to pass both a huge infrastructure bill and even bigger social spending bill, dubbed Build Back Better, the Beltway press continues to do a great job ignoring the contents of the historic effort.
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