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Fred Armisen on "Saturday Night Live"

Twitter screenshot

Today's hilarious video is old but new again, rediscovered thanks to Sarah Cooper (and retweeted by those scamps at the Lincoln Project). As Sarah herself put it when she first posted this old Saturday Night Live clip: "Donald Trump reminds of this Fred Armisen character who can't finish a single sentence." We get the resemblance, although Armisen's goofy guy is far more benign than the current president. (Years later Trump posted a whiny tweet complaining about Armisen mocking him.)

As the Lincoln Project noted, "Omg." Enjoy.



Gov. Mike DeWine

Photo from @GovMikeDeWine/ Twitter

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Citizen's arrests are all the rage among right-wing extremists these days, it seems. Barely two weeks after 14 Michigan militiamen were arrested as part of a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer under the rubric of a "constitutionalist" fantasy, a similar plot to make a "citizen's arrest" of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine—accused similarly of "tyranny" by imposing coronavirus-related health measures—bubbled to the surface this week.

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