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Four years ago, it would have been hard to imagine Arizona Senator John McCain endorsing Mitt Romney, and urging voters “to make sure that we make [Romney] the next President.” After all, McCain seemed happiest throughout the 2008 campaign when he was gleefully attacking Romney for changing his positions on the issues and for being unfit to lead the country.

The Democratic National Committee is hoping to capitalize on that history. Today they released a video mash-up of McCain mocking Romney as a flip-flopper in the 2008 primaries. The video asks: “If McCain thinks Romney has two positions on every issue…which Mitt is he endorsing?”

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Trump mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Some of the January 6 rioters who are facing federal criminal charges are now saying, as part of their defense, that they were misled, brainwashed or unfairly manipulated by then-President Donald Trump, MAGA media and/or the QAnon cult. And one of the rioters who is using that type of defense is QAnon supporter Doug Jensen, who is saying that he was a "victim" of false information from the far-right conspiracy movement.

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