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Those concerned about mass incarceration breathed a sigh of relief recently when President Trump pledged to sign a bill decriminalizing pot at the Federal level. But instead of making Trump look like a hero, it mostly made his AG look weak. Last week, Jeff Sessions meekly submitted to 45 on the issue after decades of being a drug warrior.

John Oliver has already spent fortnights criticizing Sessions in 2018. He called out the Alabama politician last week, after the AG tried using the Bible to justify brutal conditions for migrants at the border.

Oliver isn’t done. In one of the cleverest bits of TV we’ve seen all year, the HBO host lampoons a Norwegian 7-Eleven ad campaign for its frank sexuality and cringe-worthy take on public health. But finally the topic turns to Jeff Sessions – and his personal email address – in a surprising and delightful way.

Oh, and the comic lays on the blue language liberally, so the clip is not suitable for public work spaces.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

On June 22, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a Republican-sponsored bill that calls for standards of "intellectual diversity" to be enforced on college campuses in the Sunshine State. But the Miami Herald''s editorial board, in a scathing editorial published on June 24, emphasizes that the law isn't about promoting free thought at colleges and universities but rather, is an effort to bully and intimidate political viewpoints that DeSantis and his Republican allies in the Florida Legislature disagree with.

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