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Donald Trump and Ghislaine Maxwell

When Donald Trump weirdly sent his best wishes to accused pedophile procurer Ghislaine Maxwell, Americans scratched their heads. (Except for the kooky QAnon conspiracists, whose heads probably exploded).

Knowing what to make of that bizarre moment was a challenge, but he Lincoln Project producers figured it out. Just contrast Trump's usual vicious remarks about women with his strange solicitude toward Jeffrey Epstein's alleged accomplice -- and you'd have an ad that meets the Lincoln Project standard for brutal candor.

An ad like this one. So just click.



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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the MAGA movement and far-right Christian fundamentalists have downplayed its severity — inspiring critics to slam MAGA as a suicidal "death cult." Christian fundamentalist Joy Pullmann, in a shocking op-ed published by the far-right website The Federalist on the day of Gen. Colin Powell's death, argues that Christians should welcome death from COVID-19, like any other cause of death, as "a good thing." And she attacks the "pagan assumptions" of those who argue in favor of widespread vaccination.

"For Christians, death is good," Pullmann writes. "Yes, death is also an evil — its existence is a result of sin. But thanks be to God, Jesus Christ has redeemed even death. In his resurrection, Christ has transformed death into a portal to eternal life for Christians…. The Christian faith makes it very clear that death, while sad to those left behind and a tragic consequence of human sin, is now good for all who believe in Christ."

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Don Winslow, the author of several New York Times bestsellers, blasted Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) in a newly-released video shared on social media.

For months now, Manchin has positioned himself as one of the main roadblocks of President Joe Biden's proposed Build Back Better agenda, pushing back on key provisions including child tax credits and climate initiatives.

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