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...and no one cared.

analyze this:


people get paid to spit that out?

Stephen King got it right:


https://twitter.com/jeneps/status/727664278908620800

So, which one was lying?


https://twitter.com/LibsInAmerica/status/727835333627273216

should be a fun Summer.....?

Daily News: "Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the GOP"


http://www.nydailynews.com/

Elizabeth Warren: "Donald Trump is now the leader of the Republican Party. It's real -"

Donald Trump is now the leader of the Republican Party. It's real Ė he is one step away from the White House. Here's what else is real:

Trump has built his campaign on racism, sexism, and xenophobia. There's more enthusiasm for him among leaders of the KKK than leaders of the political party he now controls.

He incites supporters to violence, praises Putin, and, according to a columnist who recently interviewed him, is "cool with being called an authoritarian" and doesn't mind associations with history's worst dictators.

He attacks veterans like John McCain who were captured and puts our servicemembers at risk by cheerleading illegal torture. In a world with ISIS militants and leaders like North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un conducting nuclear tests, he surrounds himself with a foreign policy team that has been called a "collection of charlatans," and puts out contradictory and nonsensical national security ideas one expert recently called "incoherent" and "truly bizarre."

What happens next will test the character for all of us Ė Republican, Democrat, and Independent. It will determine whether we move forward as one nation or splinter at the hands of one man's narcissism and divisiveness. I know which side I'm on, and Iím going to fight my heart out to make sure Donald Trumpís toxic stew of hatred and insecurity never reaches the White House.



https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethWarren/posts/10153739034223687

'Hamilton' Leads Tony Award Nominations, Sets Record With 16 Nods

Updated 24 mins ago
NEW YORK CITY -- The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary on Tuesday broke the 15-nominations record held by "The Producers" and "Billy Elliot." ''Hamilton" was nominated in virtually every category it could compete in, from acting to scenic design.

Next month, it will compete for Broadway's biggest crown - best new musical - with "Bright Star," ''School of Rock," ''Shuffle Along" and "Waitress."

The best play category is composed of "Eclipsed," ''The Father," ''The Humans" and "King Charles III."

http://abc7ny.com/entertainment/16-hamilton-leads-tony-awards-nominations/1319947/

"MOM!"

......So the Rude Pundit read the Sulli-piece...

......So the Rude Pundit read the Sulli-piece. In it, our man in DC gets all verklempt that this country, so well-conceived by slaveowners and their enablers, might finally fall due to the rise of the dark lord, Donald Trump, and the heaving hordes of the unwashed that will no doubt follow him. Trump is, to Sullivan's mind, the near-ideal synthesis of subject - candidate - and form - the internet of idiots, as demonstrated on Twitter and various comment threads of the damned. Trump's racist rhetoric is "giving legitimacy to the most hysterical and ugly of human impulses."

Sullivan throws some historical knowledge at us: "Just as the English Civil War ended with a dictatorship under Oliver Cromwell, and the French Revolution gave us Napoleon Bonaparte, and the unstable chaos of Russian democracy yielded to Vladimir Putin, and the most recent burst of Egyptian democracy set the conditions for General el-Sisiís coup, so our paralyzed, emotional hyperdemocracy leads the stumbling, frustrated, angry voter toward the chimerical panacea of Trump." That term, "hyperdemocracy," is one that Sullivan uses for, really, a democracy that allows the poors to vote and the naifs to get elected. He pins the blame for the rise of Trump on the very anti-intellectualism that propelled him ahead of the GOP's chosen candidates and on the over-democratization of the nation. The rabble are getting the best of the elites, and Sullivan says that we need elites "precisely to protect this precious democracy from its own destabilizing excesses." -


"Motherfucker, who got us into this situation? It was the fucking insiders and the fucking 'elites' of each of the parties. It was the cocksucking elites in the media who wanted to lick some of the balls of real power. It was the bastard moneyed elites who manipulated elections and districts and courts and the entire goddamned system. We aren't here because gay people wanted to be allowed to get married and that pissed off the yahoos. We're here because decades of bullshit told the yahoos that their ignorance was right. The elites let them believe that they knew best. The elites can save us? Fuck. Only if they can save us from themselves. There aren't enough buildings for them to jump off in order to save the rest of us."

- See more at: http://rudepundit.blogspot.com/#sthash.5qkG76cx.dpuf
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/04/america-tyranny-donald-trump.html?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link
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