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Alex Jones, Roger Stone Crashed The Young Turks Broadcast and Everyone Went Nuts


by Josh Feldman

The progressive political show The Young Turks faced off with the far-far-far-right Alex Jones and Roger Stone at the RNC today. It was, um… just wow.

Jones crashed the Young Turks live broadcast and teased them a little. Cenk Uygur got combative with Jones, told him off, and they started arguing. Jones handed Uygur a Bill Clinton “RAPE” shirt, which caused Uygur to grab his microphone and tell him 1) that he’s “sick” and 2) that Trump has been accused of rape too.

Stone jumped in to back up Jones, and that’s when things got nuts. Uygur shouted at Stone that he’s “sick” and the two of them went back and forth as Jones perched himself on Uygur’s shoulder.

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Bernie Hits Trump Hard: "I Agree with what Justice Ginsburg Said" and then Bernie Calls Trump a Liar


By TomP

Bernie criticized Trump today, basically calling him a liar and endorsing what Justice Ginsburg said.

While remarking Wednesday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that he would let Ginsburg herself speak to whether her recent criticism was inappropriate, Sanders added, "Let me very clear: I agree with what Justice Ginsburg said."


"I think that Trump is a total opportunist," Sanders said Wednesday. "I think I would—I do not believe anything that comes out of his mouth because I think the record is quite clear that he lies just a whole lot of the time and I think we need a president right now who is prepared to be consistent, to stand up for working families and to protect our children."


Justice Ginsburg called Trump a faker on Monday:

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's well-known candor was on display in her chambers late Monday, when she declined to retreat from her earlier criticism of Donald Trump and even elaborated on it.
"He is a faker," she said of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, going point by point, as if presenting a legal brief. "He has no consistency about him. He says whatever comes into his head at the moment. He really has an ego. ... How has he gotten away with not turning over his tax returns? The press seems to be very gentle with him on that."


Elizabeth Warren’s turn next.

We can play “whack a Trump” all summer.

Update I: Weaver says Bernie will have a heavy schedule campaigning for Hillary and progressives running for down-ticket offices. From the Washington Post, Greg Sargent, The Plum Line:

SANDERS TO ‘STUMP HEAVILY’ FOR CLINTON: In a new interview, Bernie Sanders’s campaign manager Jeff Weaver previews a very heavy campaigning schedule for him:

“I think the senator’s intentions is to stump quite heavily for the secretary all across the country, obviously and specifically in the battleground states. In addition to that, he’ll be campaigning for down-ballot progressive Democrats in states all across the country — whether they are battlegrounds or not in battlegrounds. I think you are going to see a lot of Senator Sanders on the stump.”

Wait, so all of those people who told you that Sanders would destroy the Democratic Party before backing Clinton got it completely wrong?

We’re going to see a lot of Bernie this campaign season.

I Guess He Doesn't Need that Guy After All


By Crashing Vor

The country was briefly shocked last month when Himself invited his rally crowd to “Look at my African-American!” The shock turned to laughter when a poll at month’s end showed Trump only had one African-American to point to. One percent, that is.

I guess when you’re down to one percent of any voting bloc, you get to an “Oh, well, why bother?” stage, as evidenced by Himself’s statements this week.

On Monday, as politicians as ideologically distanced as Hillary Clinton and Newt Gingrich were offering thoughtful observations on the relations between minority citizens and police, Himself decided to go full Nixon, proclaiming Himself the “law and order candidate” and predicting to the AP that the horror of Dallas “might just be the beginning for this summer.

In the same interview, when asked if he agreed with Rudy Giuliani that “When you say black lives matter, that’s inherently racist,” Himself didn’t exactly disagree.

“A lot of people agree with that. A lot of people feel that it is inherently racist. And it’s a very divisive term.”

Himself’s upset grew as Tuesday wore on. In the evening, he told Bill O’Reilly of his outrage at “people,” like cheering New Jerseyans on 9/11, calling for moments of silence for the Dallas murderer.

It all got to be too much for Himself, who announced later in the evening that he wouldn’t be attending the NAACP convention, because it was the day before his own big party.

Whether the problem is that Trump Force One can’t make a Cincinnati to Cleveland run in less than 24 hours or some aide decided the risk of Himself pulling a Perot was too great, it’s clear that this campaign is out to mark yet another first.

Contrary to all predictions from scholars and pundits, it really is possible for a modern campaign, fueled by television and social media, to corner zero percent of a significant voting bloc.

We’re rooting for you, sir!
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