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Rudy Giuliani is still promoting crazy conspiracy theories about the Bidens – and now he has extended his smear brush to Barack Obama. You see, according to Rudy, Paul Manafort is actually innocent and was framed by agents of Obama and Biden…

On Fox News, Giuliani claims to have three witnesses to their nefarious plotting, and then counts them on his fingers: “One. Two Three.”

This sort of “evidence” doesn’t impress Seth Meyers, who briskly mocks and debunks Giuliani. Not everybody is so skeptical, however: Over at Bill Barr’s Justice Department they’re listening closely to Rudy’s fantasies and taking notes, now that federal prosecutors are recast as presidential stooges rather than law enforcement officers.

“Not only are Republicans pursuing corrupt investigations of their political rivals,” notes Meyers, “but they’re also taking revenge on people who cross Trump” — like Alexander Vindman, the decorated Army lieutenant colonel dismissed from his White House for testifying in the impeachment inquiry.

To Seth, these are just further indications of Trump’s narcissistic, authoritarian personality. And if you can’t see that — well, Jeanine Pirro has a word for you.

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Pity the poor white man; he just can't catch a break in this country.

If that strikes you as an unpromising theme for a presidential campaign in the year 2020, you must not be an adept of the Trump cult. Seemingly running as the reincarnation of Jefferson Davis—the Mississippian who served as the one-and-only president of the Confederate States of America—Boss Trump travels from sea to shining sea appealing to the resentment and self-pity of those whose ancestors lost the Civil War.

Even if they had no such ancestors. Not every paleface who gets all tingly and aroused by Trump's dark intimations of cultural warfare is descended from slave owners or rebel soldiers. Unrepentant racists are actually a dying breed across the South. Indeed, you'd think that the state of Mississippi's decision to remove Confederate imagery from its state flag would give even Trump pause. Not to mention NASCAR's banning of the Stars and Bars. Bad for business, you see. After all, who defends slavery anymore?

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