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For many Republicans, the pain and confusion of losing the 2012 presidential election has felt like too much to bear. Thankfully, in a web exclusive for FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, MSNBC pundit Touré has a message for the GOP: It Gets Better.

“I know how you feel: misunderstood, confused, alone, bullied,” Touré, host of The Cycle says. “But I can tell you from my own experience, it gets better.”

“You’ll survive this,” he explains, “just like we survived Bush, and then the second Bush, and then four more years of Bush.”

After all, as Touré points out, “the president is going to implement half of your agenda anyway, so: relax.”

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