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If you ever wonder how Trump could have achieved so little in eleven months as president, consider how he spends his time: playing golf at his own resort hotels; watching Fox News (and CNN, although he hates to admit it); eating McDonald’s cheeseburgers; guzzling Diet Cokes; and yes, tweeting madly. Much of what the president writes on Twitter are attacks on his fellow Americans, our overseas allies, and random irritants.

Nobody is too small to warrant a Trump attack and of course nothing is ever beneath his dignity, which doesn’t exist.

Now Stephen Colbert’s staff at the Late Show has kindly compiled a year-end greatest hits of Trump 2017 attack tweets. You think you’ve gotten jaded, but the list is still pretty astonishing.

 

Former Vice President Joe Biden

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Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters

President Donald Trump's media allies are distorting a quote from presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in order to falsely claim that Biden called police "the enemy." The lie followed a now well-trod path from Trump's campaign to his propagandists in Fox News prime time.

Biden has called for police reform following the brutal killing of George Floyd by officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While describing some of his campaign's proposals during an interview with progressive activist Ady Barkan published by NowThis News on Wednesday morning, Biden highlighted the problem of police militarization and how it impacts public perceptions of law enforcement.

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