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The world seemed to take a breather Friday afternoon to appreciate Batkid, a five-year-old suffering from leukemia who got to live out his dream of saving Gotham City, thanks to the citizens of San Francisco and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) sent out an approving tweet and President Obama issued the congratulatory Vine below.



Screenshot via KPIX

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani

Photo by Gage Skidmore/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters

If you blinked, you might have missed the turn in the national spotlight of Tony Bobulinski, a disgruntled former business partner of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden. Bobulinski's claims of corruption by Joe Biden were promoted by President Donald Trump and his campaign, then debunked within hours. But the affair shows why journalists should be wary of the information control strategy that Trump's allies are using to smear the former vice president through his son's business interests.

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