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On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart and Jessica Williams blasted the news media for covering the pomp and glamour of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, while unrest broke was simultaneously breaking out in Baltimore.

Larry Wilmore talked about the big news from Bruce Jenner, with a panel including transgender participants.

James Corden spoke out in praise of Bruce Jenner.

Fareed Zakaria sat down with Conan O’Brien, and told an amusing story about how he partied too hard — and missed his own college graduation.

And as David Letterman winds down his show, he looked back on his signature routine — and its many celebrity guests, with “Top Ten Special Top Ten Lists.”

"Performative patriotism" is a fancy way of describing what my father — a veteran of World War II who rarely spoke about his service — called "jelly-bellied flag flappers." Dad always laughed at those phonies, but we now suffer a president who is exactly that type, only worse. And Donald Trump's flag-flapping fakery is no joke.

A performative patriot is someone who, like Trump, oversells his supposed love of country, his reverence for the Stars and Stripes and, especially, his indignation at those whom he suspects of lacking his deep fervor. Such a figure will, like Trump, attempt to market these counterfeit emotions for his own benefit. And like Trump, that loud jingo is someone whose character will lead to a betrayal of American values.

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