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Monday, December 09, 2019

#EndorseThis: Kimmel Relives Thrilling Election Results

Relive the thrills of Election Night 2019 with Jimmy Kimmel, who monitored the returns closely. As an avid Trump fan, the comic was especially keen on the gubernatorial election in Kentucky — which is, after all, where the president “gets most of his fried chicken.”

With a hat tip to CNN’s election focus group, Kimmel also brings us a perfect specimen of boobus Americanus from Pennsylvania, and celebrates the marketing executive who flipped Trump the bird and just won election to her county board of supervisors.

Democracy is grand. And sometimes makes us laugh.

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Mark Esper

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The precise nature of the Chinese balloon that drifted through the high atmosphere above the United States before being shot down by the American military off the coast of South Carolina is still not known, though the military seems confident it was a "surveillance" balloon and seemingly every conservative pundit put in front of a microphone believes it was carrying either some sort of zombie-producing spores or, worse, thousands of green M&M's to be scattered through the American landscape, turning our wildlife "woke."

What we do now know, however, is that these balloon flights seem to be a regular occurrence—and one that nobody has attempted to stoke a public panic over until now. The Department of Defense's own news site reports that Chinese balloons appeared over the United States at least three times during the Trump administration. None of those other balloons appear to have been intercepted. There were no Republican politicians posing with guns promising that they'd personally take care of them balloons if they floated over their neck of the woods. None of them appear to have scattered zombie spores, M&M's, or anything else.

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George Santos

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Rep. George Santos (R-NY) has faced a litany of accusations in his short time as a lawmaker. From financial mishandling, professional embellishments, and personal occurrences, Santos has been accused of lies across the board.

Now, a new analysis is breaking down the dynamics of compulsive lying. According to Business Insider, psychological experts have explained how compulsive lying is often a characteristic of a personality disorder.

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