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Monday, December 09, 2019

#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Rips DeSantis For Calling Florida A 'Freedom Oasis'

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#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Rips DeSantis For Calling Florida A 'Freedom Oasis'

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has been getting a lot of unwarranted good press in the mainstream media for his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Yes, the same reckless governor who recently called his state a "freedom oasis," practically inviting rowdy spring breakers to clog the streets with no masks, has won praise from Fox News, CNN, and the New York Times.

But Trevor Noah isn't here for that nonsense. He reveals what's really happening in Florida, while hilariously mocking DeSantis.

Funny and true -- so click and enjoy!

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Tape of home invasion attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul Pelosi

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Video released Friday of the harrowing home invasion and assault that nearly killed then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband in October brought little in the way of self-reflection or regret from far-right Internet trolls and Fox News stars who spent months baselessly insisting that the attack had actually resulted from a gay tryst gone wrong. Instead, the denizens of the right-wing conspiracy theory ecosystem either claimed that the new evidence proved that they were right all along, or used it to float additional conspiracy theories about why it hadn’t been released earlier.

The key facts were available within hours of the October 28, 2022, attack. Law enforcement swiftly alleged that David DePape broke into the Democratic leader’s home in the middle of the night seeking to harm her and pummeled her 82-year-old husband Paul, sending him to the hospital for emergency surgery. Journalists who reviewed DePape’s Internet history subsequently revealed that he had been radicalized online and espoused a wide array of right-wing conspiracy theories, including QAnon.

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