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The bold new political action committee known as MeidasTouch ("Because Truth Is Golden") has posted a new video ad – and its depiction of the most craven responses to Trump are going viral. Now #GOPCowards is trending on social media.

The video highlights Trump's troubling tweets, juxtaposed with clips of Republican Senators fleeing from reporters --including Ted Cruz (R-TX), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Martha McSally (R-AZ), Rick Scott (R-FL) and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

Watching them scurry away is both amusing and infuriating.

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Pro-Trump GETTR Becoming 'Safe Haven' For Terrorist Propaganda

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Just weeks after former President Trump's team quietly launched the alternative to "social media monopolies," GETTR is being used to promote terrorist propaganda from supporters of the Islamic State, a Politico analysis found.

The publication reports that the jihadi-related material circulating on the social platform includes "graphic videos of beheadings, viral memes that promote violence against the West and even memes of a militant executing Trump in an orange jumpsuit similar to those used in Guantanamo Bay."

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Although QAnon isn't a religious movement per se, the far-right conspiracy theorists have enjoyed some of their strongest support from white evangelicals — who share their adoration of former President Donald Trump. And polling research from The Economist and YouGov shows that among those who are religious, White evangelicals are the most QAnon-friendly.

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