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Stephen Colbert’s “Hungry For Power Games” are a fitting satire for this election year — his nod to the wildly popular Hunger Games franchise, which pitted elite athletes against each other to determine their political fates, is about the only thing more ridiculous than 2016’s political bloodsport.

In Cleveland, Colbert’s Hungry For Power Games character, emcee Julius Flickerman, rushed the Republican Convention staged and gaveled in the start of his bizarre ceremonies.

In Philadelphia, things were a bit different: Try as he may, Flickerman was met with a gaggle of security who seemed to know what he was up to. Even after calling in the big guns — a surprisingly game Nancy Pelosi — he’s forced to get creative.

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Executing a valid search warrant, FBI agents arrived in the morning to search the office. The word "unprecedented" was on everyone's lips. They seized business records, computers and other documents related to possible crimes. An enraged Donald Trump denounced the FBI and the Justice Department, saying not that they had abided by the warrant issued by a federal judge, but rather that agents had "broken into" the office.

The year was 2018, and Trump was livid about the FBI's investigation into his longtime attorney/fixer, Michael Cohen.

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In the days since the FBI executed a search warrant at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, Trump, and his GOP lackeys have trotted out excuse after excuse to explain away the trove of material seized from a storage room at his golf club: A politically motivated witch hunt! The evidence was planted by the FBI! There was nothing important there! Obama did it too! (He didn’t.) And finally, on Friday night:


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