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The Daily Show looked at Fox News’ obsessive coverage of the Justice Department’s report on the shooting of Michael Brown, and its conclusion that the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” narrative wasn’t real. Jon Stewart noticed two things, however: 1) Fox appears to have ignored the DOJ’s other report on systemic racism in the Ferguson Police Department; and 2) Fox doesn’t seem to have problems with a certain other unfounded narrative disproven repeatedly by government investigations, when it comes to Benghazi.

Larry Wilmore examined the new trend of minority actors being cast in previously white superhero roles — including a special appearance by The Nightly Show contributor Mike Yard as Batman, though it apparently didn’t work out so well.

Jay Leno appeared with Seth Meyers, and talked about his encounters with stereotypes among Italian-Americans — that is, the stereotypes he has actually encountered among his fellow Italian-Americans.

Jimmy Fallon highlighted the news that Microsoft will be getting rid of Internet Explorer, and replacing it with someone else. And it turns out Jimmy has a staffer who actually liked that old browser.

Police confront George Floyd protesters

Photo Credit: Geoff Livingston

With a deranged narcissist in the Oval Office and his lackey controlling the Department of Justice, there is no point in looking to the federal government to curb police violence. Instead, President Donald J. Trump will do everything in his power to encourage it. In the wake of protests over the murder of George Floyd, he has demanded that governors crack down on protestors: "You have to dominate. ... If you don't dominate, you're wasting your time," he told them.

Moreover, most local police authorities are under local control -- mayors, city councils, district attorneys, police chiefs, sheriffs. That's where the accountability for police misconduct begins.

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