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Have you contemplated voting for the Green Party’s Jill Stein or Libertarian Gary Johnson as an act of protest or a gesture of despair? Do you think that Stein or Johnson somehow represents a better choice than the “lesser of two evils” that so many voters are lamenting this season? Leaving aside the merits of that argument, John Oliver looked closely at Stein, Johnson, and their signature proposals. His conclusion? “The lack of coverage they complain about so much may actually have benefited them!” Let him explain why — it’s a bit sad, really, but very, very funny.

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Former anti-vaxxer Linda Edwards

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We have seen plenty of stories about stubborn anti-vaxxers, but what about those vaccine resisters who became seriously ill with the deadly coronavirus that is ripping through unvaccinated communities? As a CNN segment shows, many who survived are singing a different tune now.

"If I live through this," one former anti-vaxxer said of her life-threatening bout with COVID. "I want to go on a mission to try to help people to see that it is not worth not taking the vaccine."

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From left, Reps. Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, and Marjorie Taylor Greene

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) staged a press conference immediately after being denied entry to a District of Columbia corrections facility allegedly holding defendants who face charges related to the January 6 insurrection.

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