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Monday, December 09, 2019

#EndorseThis: Jimmy Fallon Introduces New LinkedIn For Former Trump Staffers

It’s called KickedOut — tagline: “The only jobs website made for people who’ve been fired from the Trump administration” — and it eliminates from your résumé any indication that you’ve ever worked in Trump’s White House. It can probably even get mealy-mouthed Sean Spicer that punditry job at CNN — though it definitely shouldn’t.

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Tape of home invasion attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul Pelosi

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Video released Friday of the harrowing home invasion and assault that nearly killed then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband in October brought little in the way of self-reflection or regret from far-right Internet trolls and Fox News stars who spent months baselessly insisting that the attack had actually resulted from a gay tryst gone wrong. Instead, the denizens of the right-wing conspiracy theory ecosystem either claimed that the new evidence proved that they were right all along, or used it to float additional conspiracy theories about why it hadn’t been released earlier.

The key facts were available within hours of the October 28, 2022, attack. Law enforcement swiftly alleged that David DePape broke into the Democratic leader’s home in the middle of the night seeking to harm her and pummeled her 82-year-old husband Paul, sending him to the hospital for emergency surgery. Journalists who reviewed DePape’s Internet history subsequently revealed that he had been radicalized online and espoused a wide array of right-wing conspiracy theories, including QAnon.

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