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Move over, Vermont — Florida’s gubernatorial race is now home to the weirdest moment of the 2014 campaign season.

On Wednesday evening, Republican incumbent Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist were scheduled to square off in the first televised debate of the race. But there was just one problem: Governor Scott refused to come out on stage. Click above to find out why — then share this video!

Video via The Associated Press/YouTube

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner—who like his boss and father-in-law President Donald Trump is a product of his family's fortune—was mercilessly lambasted on social media on Monday after he mocked Black Lives Matter activists and suggested that many Black people don't want to be successful.

Appearing on the Fox News morning show Fox & Friends, Kushner—some of whose $1.8 billion family fortune was amassed off the misfortune and suffering of Black people—and the hosts discussed economic issues facing the Black community. Racism was not mentioned. Kushner did touch upon the subject, albeit in a decidedly derisive fashion. After mentioning George Floyd, the unarmed Black man killed in May by Minneapolis police, Kushner accused people who expressed support for Black lives of "virtual signaling."

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