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Monday, December 09, 2019

#EndorseThis: Kimmel Unwraps The Right’s Stupidest Conspiracy Ever

The idiotic attempt by right-wing conspiracy-mongers to implicate Robert Mueller in “sexual assault” — by paying women to make false accusations — is a perfect distraction from grimmer news. The FBI is now investigating the plot, which ultimately may result in one or two morons going to prison.

This stumbling frame-up was made for late-night comedy.

Jimmy Kimmel expertly unpacks the ludicrous details and comical characters behind the scheme, including a clever fraudster who put his mom’s phone number on a fake “intelligence” website.

Just click.

 

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