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Daily Show correspondent Desi Lydic visits Birmingham in Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District to find out whether protesters at Republican town hall meetings are “being paid” and “bused in” from other places — as various GOP outlets and #MAGA loudmouths incessantly claim.

Predictably enough, many of the Birmingham Trumpsters are quick to denounce paid protesters, with one of them even citing a Facebook fake news video. Questioned by Lydic, however, none can cite any evidence of the demonstrators who showed up to confront Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) being anything except fellow Sixth District residents (as all of them quite obviously are).

Indeed, one of the Republican ladies, after expressing her indignant certainty that those other folks came from outside the district, makes an embarrassing admission about her own residency. And as for the buses? They turn out to be full of…Republicans

 

Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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On Wednesday, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos took an extraordinary step to set the Supreme Court straight with a letter asking Justice Brett Kavanaugh to correct a recent opinion.

In a court decision on Monday that ruled against allowing ballots to be counted in Wisconsin after Election Day, Kavanaugh wrote a concurring opinion that incorrectly claimed Vermont had not changed its election rules for the unprecedented challenges facing the 2020 election, despite obvious evidence to the contrary.

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