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Gary Johnson should just stop talking to the media  (and stop smoking dope, too).

In his latest foray on CNN with Frederika Whitfield, the Libertarian presidential nominee admitted that several days after his last “Aleppo moment,” when he couldn’t name a foreign leader he admired, he is still unable to answer that question. And when Whitfield sought Johnson’s opinion about the New York Times investigation that revealed how Donald Trump probably avoided taxes for 18 years, he stopped yammering about his own tax plans long enough to confess that he hadn’t read the story and didn’t know much about that situation, either.

It is hard to believe that this man once governed the state of New Mexico. It is hard to believe that he ran for president before, or that he plays any role in national politics at all. He seems to have taken up a a new calling as a Dadaist comedian. You have to watch this to believe it:

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The U.S. Army falsely denied that Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn -- the brother of disgraced former national security adviser and close Trump ally Michael Flynn -- was involved in a "key" Pentagon meeting on Jan. 6 to deal with the mob of terrorists that attacked the Capitol, according to The Washington Post.

"Charles Flynn confirmed in a statement issued to The Washington Post on Wednesday that he was in the room for a tense Jan. 6 phone call during which the Capitol Police and D.C. officials pleaded with the Pentagon to dispatch the National Guard urgently," the report said. "But top Army officials expressed concern about having the Guard at the Capitol."

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