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After his disastrous press conference last week, when he admitted Trump’s Ukraine quid pro quo and told America to “get over it,” acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney needed to clean up his huge mess. So he went on Fox News Sunday and made the mess much worse. His feeble and self-contradictory denials are a joy to observe.

But we may not have Mick to kick around much longer, so relish this interview with Chris Wallace — who tells the arrogant Trumpster, “Your fingerprints are all over linking aid to Ukraine to investigating the Bidens.”

Click and chortle.

It is impossible to justify the violence, looting, arson and vandalism that took place in Minneapolis and other cities after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. Smashing windows, torching buildings and plundering stores do nothing to improve police behavior or help the African American community. They amount to useless destruction.

Impossible to justify, yes. Impossible to understand? Not at all. Police have participated in a quiet riot against black people for generations.

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