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Kylie Brakeman

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Are you on Twitter? OK, but have you been on Twitter anytime during the past four or five years? You must have noticed the legions of Trump supporters whose style, avatars, and self-descriptions seem...redundant. As if they were pseuds, not people, cooked up by an Internet bucket-shop somewhere in Russia and dispatched here to simulate politically useful categories of human: suburban women, disgruntled Democrats, alienated people of color, patriotic veterans...

If this sounds eerily familiar, watch Kylie Brakeman -- comedian, comedy writer, and improv actor -- instantaneously and exhaustingly reproduce the panoply of Trump social media identities in well under a minute.

Or as she put it, "this is every trump bot account." She's hilarious and dead on. Just hit play.



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Kevin Roberts

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The Heritage Foundation is ranked as the third most influential think tank – left or right – in the U.S. A right-wing Washington, D.C. organization, it’s where Donald Trump went to deliver a speech in April when he was trying to reposition himself as someone who was getting ready to run for president again, this time with “policies.”

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Charlie Kirk, left, and Russ Vought

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Christian nationalist Russ Vought recently appeared on Turning Point USA co-founder Charlie Kirk’s radio show to discuss plans to purge at least 10% of federal career staffers under a new Trump administration. Vought described that portion of the federal workforce as “the roots of the problem” that prevented former President Donald Trump from fully implementing his agenda. During the interview, Kirk suggested that the next Republican administration subject civil servants to “ideological purity tests.”

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