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Comedian and human-rights activist Conan O’ Brien captures a certain dry humor in this Thursday morning clip from CNN, and that’s not easy for a man who is facing-down the President of the United States.

On his way to a surprise goodwill-trip to Haiti, a journey made in direct response to President Trump’s condemnation of the country as a “s***hole,” Conan hits the nail on the head. “Attitude,” says the 54-year-old icon, dismissing the debate over what exactly Trump said in the White House. “It’s the attitude behind it, which is to dismiss giant swaths of the globe we all live on.”

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The latest right-wing "antifa" hoax—namely, the claim that leftist arsonists have been secretly behind the wildfires that have swept the West Coast this month—is now being broadcast to millions of people. It bubbled up from the fever swamps of the far right, broadcast widely by key figures atop the media food chain: Donald Trump, Joe Rogan, Fox News, and leading Republican political candidates.

Trump retweeted an alt-right-flavored anti-Biden video suggesting he was ignoring antifa arsonists threatening the suburbs. Rogan, a wildly popular podcast host, told his audience that "left-wing people" were responsible for the fires (and apologized for it the next day). Fox News appeared especially eager to blame antifa for the wildfires as a way of denying the role of climate change. And in Washington state, where the fires have hit hard, the Republican nominee in the governor's race joined in spreading the claims through a campaign video.

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