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Dear CNN

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I love you guys. I really do. I get attacked by my own side for regularly defending CNN. But I fell in love with you guys the moment I discovered you using an illegal scrambler to get AFRTS as a kid in Dubai. And then I’d go home to Louisiana during the summer and when my grandmother left the room, I’d turn off Young and the Restless to watch Frank Sesno, Bernard Shaw, Judy Woodruff...

It Is Morally Proper to Impeach Eric Greitens

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There are a lot of Missourians still hung up on whether to impeach Governor Eric Greitens. Some of them are worried it might set a precedent to be used against President Trump. Others think Greitens is Governor and God puts leaders in their positions of authority, so who are we to be rid of him. On the former, Greitens’ terrible behavior has spilled out after he was elected. These things...

A Conspiracy of Idiocy

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Many people love to concoct grand, elaborate conspiracies to explain the world around them. Instead of realizing they made bad decisions, it must have been some malevolent force out to get them. Instead of recognizing they are surrounded by incompetence, there must be some mysterious force pulling the strings working several steps ahead. Many people sleep better at night convinced of a malevolent...

On Jeffrey Tambor, Second Chances, and Forgiveness

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There’s a lot of conversation this week about Sopan Deb’s interview with the cast of “Arrested Development.” The show is bringing back Jeffrey Tambor, despite his prior terrible behavior. For his part, Tambor seems ready to come to terms with and make amends for his bad behavior. But there’s still a lot of outrage. There are a lot of people who do not want to give...

Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King Falsely Accuses Texas Patrolman of Crime

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This is just horrific. Shaun King, the Black Lives Matter activist, has been on social media attacking a police officer in Texas. King claimed the officer kidnapped and raped a lady then held her in jail while the officer deleted his own social media profiles to avoid people targeting him. King named the officer and claimed to know the “victim’s” lawyer. The victim, Sherita...

The Blue Wave in Georgia Won’t Be Like the Spin

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Democrats and the media are making great hay out of the Republican turnout being only 50,000 votes more than the Democratic turnout in Georgia’s primary elections. In 2014, it was a 300,000 vote gap in favor of the GOP. It is misleading to rely on that comparison. Georgia is still a tough place for Democrats to win statewide. In 2014, Republicans had a highly competitive Senate primary featuring...

More Awful Revelations & Eric Greitens’ Awfulness Could Keep the GOP From Holding the Senate

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Eric Greitens is a sociopath who needs to be thrown out of office for his monstrous, criminal behavior. But some Republicans seem to want to stand by their man. They have a new reason, however, to toss Greitens. He may cost the GOP the Senate. Claire McCaskill is often rated the most vulnerable Democrat, but she is being helped by Eric Greitens, the Missouri Governor, who refuses to resign over...

The Most Important Election in America Happens Today

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Contrary to the media hype, Democrats are not going to win the Governor’s Mansion in Georgia this year barring scandal on the Republican side. The numbers are not there demographically. But the Democratic primary for Governor of Georgia is the most important election in America for the time being and it happens today. The race pits two Staceys against each other: Abrams and Evans. This race...

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