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This anthemic get-out-the-vote video — created by Rachel Bloom and packed with fellow stars like Elizabeth Banks, Mayim Bialik, Patti LuPone, Jane Lynch, Moby, and Adam Scott — charmed us with its blunt messaging and parodic style. And yes, it’s as funny as it is urgent. Yet we hesitated to send this because the clever lyrics are a bit…nasty. Possibly NSFW! So don’t say we didn’t warn you.

OK, now click (and turn down the volume first).

Michael Flynn

Photo by Tomi T Ahonen/ Twitter

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a "full pardon" for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a key figure from the start of Russia investigation and the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Flynn had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential transition. The reason for his lying was never fully explained. He also admitted to working as an unregistered foreign agent for Turkey while serving on the Trump campaign, work that included publishing a ghost-written op-ed in The Hill that argued for extraditing an American resident who is seen as an enemy of the Turkish government. After admitting to his crimes, Flynn attempted to recant and withdraw his guilty plea, an issue which had yet to be resolved by the courts.

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