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If you find it impossible to believe that any sane person would buy a “Trumpy Bear” stuffed toy (retail $69.95), festooned with red tie and American flag cape, so does Jimmy Kimmel. Seeing the ad for this bizarre consumer item on cable left him a bit shocked.

It’s real: The Trumpy Bear is a takeoff on the Teddy bear, named after President Theodore Roosevelt. But Kimmel naturally came up with his own takeoff on the Trumpy Bear commercial, complete with heartfelt testimonials and hidden goodies. Buy now and you can also get the “Kellyanne Kitty,” available for a limited time with her presidential boss bear.

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For a long time, inflation has been the phantom of the American economy: often expected but never seen. But the latest Consumer Price Index, which showed that prices rose by five percent from May of last year to May of this year, raises fears that it is breaking down the front door and taking over the guest room.

The price jump was the biggest one-month increase since 2008. It appears to support the warning of former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, who wrote in February that President Joe Biden's budget binge could "set off inflationary pressures of a kind we have not seen in a generation." Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell charged last month that the administration has already produced "raging inflation."

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