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Let it not be said that Late Night With Stephen Colbert‘s opening monologues are only about bad news from Washington D.C. Colbert begins his latest by hailing the rescue of 12 trapped soccer youths in Thailand, who are safe and recovering after a long, miraculous operation involving many thousands of workers.

But soon the topic turns to the migrant crisis at the southern U.S. border. Backbone explains that the Trump Administration has failed to meet a court-ordered deadline for reuniting 102 lost children with their parents.

In fact, ICE’s archaic legal SOP (not to be confused with the SOBs working for ICE) is prompting courtroom scenes that involve one-year-old babies “standing” before a judge.

Colbert’s crack team of cartoonists have yet to create an animated version of the truly absurd proceedings. But if Trump’s White House continues to defy the law, the artists will have plenty of time to draw babies sitting next to bailiffs.

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Riley June Williams in the Capitol, left, and in police mugshot

Earlier this week, as part of his campaign to gaslight the public about the Capitol insurrection, Tucker Carlson tried to claim on his Fox News program that "there's no evidence white supremacists were responsible for what happened on January 6. That's a lie." Of course, the claim was immediately debunked, but that hasn't prevented Republicans from continuing to lie and mislead the public into believing up is down about the event and its meaning, and for online trolls to continue repeating Carlson's claim.

Multiple examples abound to prove Carlson a baldfaced liar, but the most striking was revealed this week: An investigation by Bellingcat's Robert Evans found that Riley Williams, the 22-year-old woman from Pennsylvania who faces multiple charges in the Capitol siege and is suspected of having stolen Nancy Pelosi's laptop, is the same person who posed in neo-Nazi gear in an online video and made Nazi salutes, all while posting on social media as a white nationalist "Groyper" and participating in a popular neo-Nazi Telegram channel.

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