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MI Gov Nominee Promotes Cringe-Worthy “Bikers” Ad

The Detroit Metro Times reports: A new Tudor Dixon ad is so cringe-worthy that we had to double check to make sure it wasn’t a parody. The video features a group of leather-clad bikers complaining about COVID-19 restrictions, rising gas prices, and abortion rights. “Hey, have you seen the TV ads with the governor talking about the great things she’s …

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Iowa Paper Condemns GOP Governor’s “Racist” Ad

From the Des Moines Register editorial board: A primary aspiration for the Register’s editorial board and Opinion section is to identify and promote solutions for challenges that confront Iowa. Punditry about politicians’ campaign commercials doesn’t usually meet that bar, but Gov. Kim Reynolds’ most recent offering is hard to shrug off as just part of the noise. In 10 days …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Billy Eichner’s Universal-backed comedy “Bros” flopped at the box office during its opening weekend with a $4.8 million bow, about half of the $8 million to $10 million that the studio projected. Eichner, in a now viral tweet, claimed that straight people not showing up to an LGBTQ comedy was a driving force behind “Bros” underperformance. Eichner is …

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Herschel Walker Paid For Girlfriend’s Abortion In 2009

The cultists have already proven that they just don’t care about Hershel Walker’s many, many lies – but here’s one more: Herschel Walker, the football legend now running for Senate in Georgia, says he wants to completely ban abortion, likening it to murder and claiming there should be “no exception” for rape, incest, or the life of the mother. But …

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Email Shows Archives Asked For Docs Back In May 2021

CNN reports: The National Archives alerted lawyers for former President Donald Trump in May 2021 that Trump’s letters with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un – and two dozen boxes of records – were missing, according to new correspondence the Archives released on Monday. Gary Stern, general counsel for the National Archives and Records Administration, wrote to former Trump White …

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MTG’s Husband Moves To Make Divorce Docs Public

The Daily Beast reports: Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband, Perry Greene, has moved to withdraw a motion seeking to seal documents in their ongoing divorce case, meaning the matter could remain public. “Petitioner Perry Greene, by and through his undersigned counsel and hereby files this Withdraw of Motion to File Under Seal in Civil Action,” reads a court …

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Trump Seeks To Delay Deposition In Defamation Suit

Axios reports: Former President Donald Trump is seeking to delay proceedings, including his deposition, in the defamation lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll, an author who has alleged he raped her in the mid-1990s, according to a letter from his attorney filed in federal court Monday. Trump’s lawyer requested that the court either substitute the U.S. government as the defendant …

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Ukraine’s Ambassador To Elon Musk: “Fuck Off”

CNBC reports: American tech billionaire Elon Musk drew the public ire of Ukraine’s top officials on Monday after the Tesla CEO tweeted what he claimed was the most likely outcome of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. “F— off is my very diplomatic reply to you,” Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany, Andrij Melnyk, wrote in response to Musk’s tweet. “The only outcome …

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Trump Files $475 Million Defamation Suit Against CNN

Bloomberg News reports: Former President Donald Trump sued CNN for defamation, claiming the cable news network has escalated a campaign of libel and slander against him recently because it fears he’ll run for re-election in 2024. Trump is seeking at least $475 million in damages, according to the filing. CNN has attempted to taint Trump “with a series of ever-more …

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Fetterman Ad Compares Oz To The Simpsons’ Dr. Nick

The Hill reports: Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman is out with a new ad mocking his GOP rival Mehmet Oz and comparing the celebrity surgeon to a quack doctor character from “The Simpsons.” “Before there was Dr. Oz, there was Dr. Nick,” Fetterman wrote in a tweet Monday, referring to the recurring character from the long-running animated sitcom. “They …

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