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David Letterman showed the latest similarity between Jeb Bush and George W. Bush.

In a further piece of bad news coverage for Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL), his lavish spending and travel adventures were featured on The Daily Show.

Larry Wilmore highlighted the news story of people applying for a potential one-way trip to Mars — something that’s a little space-nerdy even for him. And he even brought one of the candidates for the voyrage, Sonia Van Meter, on to the show.

Jimmy Fallon discovered exactly what celebrities are whispering to each other on the red carpet at awards shows.

And Conan O’Brien called attention to the latest objections to legalized gay marriage — from the Ku Klux Klan.

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But while the focus of progressive ire has been over the GOP's assault on reproductive rights, Republicans have also been waging a war on facts and education quite well. After all, they need their voters nice and ignorant to remain in power. Book banning and, sickeningly, book burning is a thing for the GOP in the year 2022. The state of Tennessee, for example, is banning books. In fact, a psychotic trump zealot pastor led an actual book-burning event.

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