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During the controversial video for Snoop Dogg's "Lavendar" he can be seen quite literally taking aim with a pistol at a mock-up of Donald Trump. Obviously, these being the times we live in, such blasphemy couldn't go unaddressed; and by no one other than the president himself. Donald Trump lashed out in expectedly incendiary fashion, and proceeded to kick the ever hungry appetites of Twitter Trolls near and far. Come on DJ Trump, leave Snoop Dogg out of this. 

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Rachel Maddow of MSNBC managed to set the denizens of the internet into a full-on tailspin with one hell of a consequential tweet about Mr. DJ Trump and his tax returns, this evening. Buckle up and enjoy the ride...

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Via: Late Night with Seth Meyers
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In case you haven't noticed, having a reality-TV gameshow host as president is a total nightmare in which everyday brings a brand-new, equally terrifying nightmare. 

The past two weeks have been exceptionally fun because the president has been on a real tear. First, he tweeted out some conspiracy theories about Barack Obama because he misses asking the former president for his birth certificate. Then, the GOP released Trumpcare and everyone hates it because it's awful. 

But rather than listen to me rattle on and on about it, why not take 10 minutes and watch Seth Meyers destroy both these things, as he is wont to do. It's a nice warm blanket to get you through the cold nightmare of reality. 

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Via: The Independent
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I really hope no one ever teaches politicians how to delete tweets because then I might be out of the job.

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox appeared on Sky News on Sunday to discuss a controversial tweet he made about Europe.

Of course, he denies making the tweet despite the fact that Sky News posted it on a large screen right behind him and that the tweet still lives online. See:

The tweet has been live since March 4 of last year and is also home to this list of 20th century embarrassments the British government is responsible for.

But I guess it's just easier to make a bold-faced lie than to just own up to your actual opinion.

 

Why do politicians keep doing this?

Every few weeks another politician stands in front of a screen to make their case, and it just gets destroyed on the internet. As if Trumpcare didn't have enough bad press, now it's getting another meme-ing. One healthcare plan can only take so much meme-ing! 

He's asking for it. 

Trumpcare might be on meme life support, but it definitely can't afford the deductible. 

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Via: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
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Trumpcare isn't really going that well for the GOP. In addition to comparing health care and buying a cellphone, that reality-TV gameshow host asking everyone not to call it "Trumpcare." If that guy doesn't like it, I don't know what to say. 

Stephen Colbert broke it all down last night on The Late Show, and it all does kind of sound very Game of Thrones-y. 

Last night the Statue of Liberty, that Immigrants Welcome sign on New York Harbor, went dark. While many thought that this might be an act of protest, following up on the "Refugees Welcome" sign that was recently draped across the statue's base, a power outage was the culprit. 

This didn't stop the Internet from theorizing and joking about the darkness. 

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