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Jimmy Kimmel

Screenshot from Jimmy Kimmel Live Youtube

So many darkly comical moments during the past five years, exploited by comics whose uproarious insights soothed our pain. But for all the rueful comedy of this era, perhaps the best material yet is the second impeachment of Donald Trump.

All the late-night hosts had their say about the worst president in history's most embarrassing and yet record-breaking achievement. As is so often true, Jimmy Kimmel made us laugh loudest. (Plus he's got Devin Nunes in a clown suit.)


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Tyler Matzek

So the World Series has come around again, evoking the usual mixed feelings. For one thing, I don't have a team this year, although I'll be pulling for Atlanta in honor of my friend Lauren, a serious Braves fan I pretty much talked into baseball when she was my student. As a sometime athlete and a serious reader with a taste for complex narratives, she was a natural.

Also, the Houston Astros cheated. Bigtime. Cunning and crude, the team's 2017 electronic sign-stealing, trashcan-banging scheme tipping hitters to incoming pitches could have been designed by Vladimir Putin. It wouldn't have bothered me if several Astros had been banished from baseball like Pete Rose, whose compulsive gambling hurt mainly himself.

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Mark Meadows

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Legal experts including a Harvard professor and a top election and voting rights attorney are weighing in on Sunday night's bombshell report from Rolling Stone naming members of Congress and the Trump administration who were involved in the planning and organizing of the January 6 rally and/or "Trump's efforts to overturn his election loss," according to two of the planners of the "Stop the Steal" rally.

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