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As the Mitt Romney bullying controversy continues to escalate, the Romney campaign is apparently asking his former classmates to step forward and defend the Republican candidate.

They shouldn’t bother with Michael Barone, however. In a video uncovered by Buzzfeed‘s Andrew Kaczynski, the former Cranbrook student (and current conservative pundit and American Enterprise Institute fellow) says that he can’t take Romney seriously, because he remembers him as “kind of a jerk.”

Although, as one of Barone’s fellow panelists notes, at least he’s consistent about it.

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

The re-election campaign of soon-to-be-former President Donald Trump spent $3 million for a recount of votes in Wisconsin in the hopes of throwing out tens of thousands of absentee and early ballots cast in support of President-elect Joe Biden.

But Trump's $3 million dollar gambit hasn't paid off. In fact, it actually increased Biden's lead over him by 132 votes. As Slate explains, Trump was specifically asking for recounts in Dane and Milwaukee Counties, two Democratic strongholds where Biden beat Trump by over 360,000 votes total.

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