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There are moments when you have to watch Stephen Colbert to understand the news—especially those hideous Trump tweets.

Once again, the dozen or so women who accused Trump of sexual harassment or assault last year are making headlines, and Trump is once again issuing his blanket denials of their credible, highly detailed charges. While many media outlets unthinkingly give equal weight to accusation and denial, Colbert provides photographic evidence that Trump is lying.

Then there was the notorious tweet that Stephen considers “most shameless,” a misogynist attack on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). it doesn’t reflect well on Trump, Melania, or press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who suggests we get our minds out of the the gutter.  Of course, that’s impossible with this man as president. He takes the news into the gutter every day.

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

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