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Larry Wilmore got so sick of the latest statistics about gun accidents — involving toddlers — he had to step into the special Soundproof Despair Booth.

“Here’s the real question — I want you to actually think about this: Are the frequent deaths of children just the cost of doing business in your version of America? It’s a yes-or-no answer. And answer’s not yes.”

And speaking of heartless cruelty to helpless innocents, Trevor Noah took on Wolf Blitzer for bullying poor little Lincoln Chafee.

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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