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Kellyanne Conway: Pelosi Only Backed Impeachment Because “Men Told Her To Change Her Mind” [VIDEO]

AlterNet reports: In a truly bizarre and startling broadside on Friday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway lobbed a blatantly sexist accusation against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who accelerated the drive for impeaching President Donald Trump this week. Conway accused Pelosi of doing “the worse thing a woman in power can do, which is she just changes her mind because the …

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Ingraham Compares Greta To “Children Of The Corn”

The Daily Beast reports: Hours after a Fox News guest described 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as a “mentally ill Swedish child,” Fox News host Laura Ingraham took a shot at the teenager by comparing her to the children in a Stephen King horror film. Playing video of Thunberg calling out world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, …

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Fox Apologizes After Guest Calls Greta “Mentally Ill”

Buzzfeed News reports: Fox News apologized to 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Monday after a conservative pundit called her a “mentally ill Swedish child”. Thunberg, who has Asperger’s syndrome, delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations earlier in the day about the impact of climate change on her generation. The speech was then the subject of a segment …

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Trump Ridicules Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump posted a mocking tweet of a 16-year-old climate activist who drew headlines this week for her speech at the United Nations. Trump quoted a particularly emotional line from Greta Thunberg’s address to the Climate Action Summit in a late night tweet on Monday. In it, the Swedish teen said that “people are dying” and …

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D’Souza Compares Teen Climate Activist To Nazis

Mediaite reports: A corollary to Godwin’s Law states that “as an Internet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler increases, and whoever makes that comparison has automatically ‘lost’ whatever debate was in progress.” Extending this axiom to the current public discourse of the climate crisis begs the question: should a critic of Swedish teenaged activist …

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Pence Ships Eight “Monster SUVs” For Motorcade On Resort Island That Banned All Motor Vehicles In 1898

The Detroit Free Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence arrived at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in an eight-vehicle motorcade Saturday, prompting cries of “sacrilege” on social media. Cars are generally banned on the island, and that century-old ban is integral to its charm. When President Gerald Ford visited the island in 1975 — the only sitting president to …

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Trump Whines: Cokie Roberts Never Treated Me Nicely

The Washington Post reports: President Trump reacted Tuesday to the death of journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts from complications from breast cancer by saying “she never treated me nicely” before adding that she was “a real professional” and wishing her family well. “I never met her,” Trump told reporters traveling with him on Air Force One. “She never treated …

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Homocon Troll Milo Banned From Furry Convention

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Right-wing persona non grata Milo Yiannopoulos announced that he has adopted a “fursona” as a snow leopard and that he purchased tickets to a furry convention; in response, organizers rescinded his event registration. Yiannopoulos posted an email screenshot to one of the few platforms he has left—his Telegram messaging channel—on Saturday and claimed …

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Trump Campaign Sells Fake Sharpies To Own The Libs

Don’t you feel entirely owned? Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has added a Trump-branded permanent marker to its web store, capitalizing on the Sharpie-gate drama and expanding the campaign’s culture war offerings that already include stick-it-to-the-liberals plastic straws. The marker, announced on Twitter this morning by campaign manager Brad Parscale, is the latest effort by the campaign to amplify and then …

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Trump 2020 Website Trolls With Hillary Error Message

Just endless trolling and owning the libs. President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign website mocks 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton by showing her as commander in chief when users reach an error page. The background of the campaign website’s 404 error page shows Clinton speaking into a microphone in front of the Capitol while standing at a lectern with the …

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Trump Promises Not To Build Hotel In Greenland

USA Today reports: A day after President Donald Trump said he was “looking at” purchasing Greenland, he tweeted an edited photo of a small village that also features a high-rise building with his name emblazoned at the top. Trump shared the edited image Monday evening of what looks like Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, which is a gold high-rise …

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Sara Netanyahu Furiously Storms Cockpit After Pilot Fails To Inform Passengers Her Highness Is On Board

The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, was furious after not being welcomed on the speakerphone on a plane by the captain of an El Al flight to Ukraine, according to Channel 12’s report on Sunday. Netanyahu rose from her seat and angrily requested to enter the cockpit, but the security guards prevented her from doing …

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Trump 2020 Trolls CNN With “Fredo Unhinged” Shirt

USA Today reports: A “Fredo Unhinged” T-shirt is being sold on the official Donald Trump re-election website following a viral video of CNN journalist Chris Cuomo yelling at an apparent stranger who called him “Fredo”. Trump has also taken to Twitter to mock Cuomo and criticize CNN’s defense of him. Trump’s feud with CNN only intensified after Cuomo exploded at …

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Trump Mocks Chris Cuomo Over “Fredo” Flap

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday mocked CNN anchor Chris Cuomo after a viral video first shared by right-wing accounts showed the primetime host getting into a heated exchange with an unidentified man who repeatedly called him “Fredo.” The video, which began circulating Monday night, features Cuomo comparing the term “Fredo” to the “N-word.” The moniker references the character …

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Trump Campaign Vows To “Drive Liberals Crazy” With “Supreme Court Champs” T-Shirt Featuring McConnell

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: President Donald Trump’s campaign committee is teaming up with the RNC and Senate Majority Mitch McConnell’s campaign committee to offer campaign contributors a T-shirt proclaiming “Back to Back Supreme Court Champs”—but the profiles on the shirt are not of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh but of Trump and McConnell. “President …

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Trump Mimicked Asian Accents At Hamptons Event

The New York Post reports: President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among deep-pocketed pals in the Hamptons on Friday. Trump also made fun of US allies South Korea, Japan and the European Union — mimicking Japanese and Korean accents — and talked about …

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Australia: Jeanine Pirro Calls Hillary Clinton “That Hag”

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: It was the Americans who brought the aggro. All day at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Sydney a crowd listened closely to mostly polite conservative rhetoric. Finally though as the sun set the day one headliner, Judge Jeanine Pirro, a Trump fan, former prosecutor and Fox News fixture, appeared and began to throw out …

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Trump Links Dayton Shooter To Sanders And Warren

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump insinuated a direct connection between the Dayton shooter and Democratic Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday. As Trump bashed the New York Times during a new Twitter diatribe about “fake news,” he eventually moved to highlight the news that the Dayton killer’s social media profile shows he supported liberal politicians and organizations like …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Spain Fines Man $50K, Forces Him To Retrieve Fridge He Tossed Off Cliff As “Recycling Joke”

The Guardian reports: Authorities in Spain have ordered a man to pay a hefty fine after he was caught throwing a refrigerator off a cliff for a joke about recycling. In footage shared by the Asociación Unificada de Guardias Civiles, or the Unified Association of Civil Guards Spain, last week that has been going viral online, the man could be …

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Trump Ridicules “Nipple-Height Mayor Of Londonistan”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump was apparently amused by or in agreement with a racist attack on Saturday, when he retweeted far-right Brit Katie Hopkins‘ insult and slur of London mayor Sadiq Khan. “The nipple-height Mayor of Londonistan has NEVER been so unpopular,” read the Hopkins tweet. “He has MINUS approval ratings because we are stab-city.” “London deserves better. Get …

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