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GOP QAnon Candidate Tries To Mock AOC On Twitter — And Makes A Fool Of Herself

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Far-right Republican and QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene, who recently won a GOP congressional primary in an ultra-conservative district in Georgia, has made no secret of her deep hatred for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive Democrats she will likely be joining in the U.S. House of Representatives in January 2021. This week, Greene went out of her way to insult AOC on Twitter — and it did not end well for the Georgia Republican.

Greene posted, "As a blonde woman, I would like to take a moment to thank Congresswoman @AOC. She has single handily put an end to all 'dumb blonde' jokes. Blondes everywhere appreciate your service and your sacrifice!"

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Jim Gaffigan, Popular Comedian, Breaks Silence To Torch Trump On Twitter

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Jim Gaffigan is an award-winning, well-regarded, popular comedian. Part of Gaffigan's appeal is his family-friendly comedy, that he writes and works on with his wife and frequently centers around food and Gaffigan's obsessions with food. Gaffigan has a large family, which includes five children, leading to my favorite Gaffigan joke: "If you want to know what it's like to have a fourth, just imagine you're drowning … and then someone hands you a baby." Gaffigan is also devoutly Catholic, and was asked by the Roman Catholic Church to do warmup for the World Meeting of Families back in 2015, when he opened for the Pope—yes, that Pope.

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Twitter Flags Trump Tweet Smearing Election Drop Boxes With Fraud And Virus

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

On Sunday morning, Donald Trump unleashed yet another unfounded claim about voting. This time, he suggested without evidence, that "Mail Drop Boxes" actually "make it possible for a person to vote multiple times." His tweet also says mail drop boxes are not "Covid sanitized." As with his usual refrain on voting, he rounded out the tweet with: "A big fraud!"

Twitter has labeled the tweet but is letting it stay visible. The label reads: "This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about civic and election integrity. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public's interest for the Tweet to remain accessible." A Twitter spokesperson told The Verge that people will be able to Retweet with Comment, but not like, Reply, or Retweet it, which is the norm for tweets that receive this label.

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Twitter Suspends Don Jr. For Spreading Wacky Coronavirus Lies

Donald Trump Jr. has been temporarily suspended from Twitter, after he shared a video from Stella Immanuel, a Texas doctor who said masks aren't necessary to stop the spread of the coronavirus, and that hydroxychloroquine — which the FDA now says is not an effective COVID-19 treatment — is a "cure" for the virus.

Twitter has since deleted the video, in which Immanuel also said there are "fake doctors" who "sound like a computer." Facebook also removed Immanuel's video, causing her to issue a bizarre threat in which she said "if my page is not back up face book will be down in Jesus name."

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