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Seth Meyers took a look at all the trouble Jeb Bush has gotten into, “after a series of mistakes and gaffes that made one thing clear: He is not good at running for president.”

But the even more crucial question, as Seth discovered: Does Jeb even want to be president, or is he simply running due to family pressure?

Stephen Colbert highlighted the recent round of people to drop out of the presidential race, in the latest installment of “The Hungry For Power Games.”

Stephen also examined Hillary Clinton’s successful showing at last Thursday’s 11-hour congressional hearing on Benghazi. “They achieved tantric subcommittee the only person who has ever testified longer is Sting.”

And James Corden came up with a new attack ad to go up against Ben Carson: Did the good doctor really try to stab his friend? And why did he fail at it?

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Lin Wood

According to The Daily Beast, the latest Make America Great Again (MAGA) intraparty feud involves Trump-loyalist and conspiracy-driven attorney Lin Wood and former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Although Wood has a reputation for backing far-right conservatism and conspiracy theories, most recently he has faced scrutiny for attacking other well-known conservative figures and releasing incriminating audio clips.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci with President George W. Bush in the Oval Office on June 19, 2008

Photo by Wikimedia Commons

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now 80, joined the National Institutes of Health back in 1968 and has worked with a long list of Republican presidents — from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush to Gerald Ford. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, he has become an object of irrational hatred in the far-right MAGA movement. And journalist Alexander Bolton, in an article published by The Hill on December 1, explains why that hatred has recently become even worse.

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