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As Stephen Colbert reminds us in the wake of fascist terror, hate is not what America stands for. And he finds the good amid the evil.

But of course then there’s Trump, unavoidably.

“Naturally in times like this, the nation looks to its president for comfort and guidance,” observes the Late Show host. “That’s our first mistake.”

On the evening of the Pittsburgh massacre Trump held one of his egregious rallies, but he had an explanation — complete with self-aggrandizing footnote — which he articulated at the rally he should have canceled.

It turns out that there are a few laughs to be wrung from the spectacle of our clownish president, even now — but not without wincing.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director Chris Wray on Tuesday accused supporters of Donald Trump who carried out a deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol of domestic terrorism and vowed to hold them accountable. "I was appalled that you, our country's elected leaders, were victimized right here in these very halls," Wray testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "That siege was criminal behavior, pure and simple. It's behavior that we, the FBI, view as domestic terrorism." It was Wray's first testimony in Congress since the attack, a failed bid to block Congress from cer...

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