Meet the Corporations That Went Back on Their Word Not to Support the Sedition Caucus
Dennis Aftergut on the companies that hope Americans wouldn't notice.
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DENNIS AFTERGUT: They promised not to support Republicans who voted not to certify the election results. And then they changed their minds and hoped Americans wouldn’t notice.
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On today's podcast, Tim Miller takes a break from vacation to talk with host Charlie Sykes about the infrastructure deal, the vax/mask wars, the humiliation of George P. Bush, and the Simone Biles backlash.
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Would you like a preview of what it’d be like if Jim Jordan testifies?
As we’re seeing with Jordan and Banks, they’re just demonstrating why Pelosi was right to reject them.
Just Tuesday night, Banks went on Fox News to claim that the four police officers who testified were “scripted” pawns of Nancy Pelosi:
"Even the statements that these police officers read, you could tell at times they didn't write the statements, they were merely reading them as they stumbled over some of the words that they weren't familiar with as they were reading."
Here, Banks is taking advantage of the testimony of USCP Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, an Army veteran and immigrant from the Dominican Republic whose tearful testimony sometimes was a bit jumbled. In short, Banks is using xenophobia to accuse people like Gonell of being used by Pelosi like a pawn for political purposes. (Something his communications director’s dad, Tucker Carlson, has already done.)
Was this really a good idea? News clips as NFTs?
Formerly of the Christian Broadcast Network… May I present David Brody. Just remember, the 9:30 show is completely different from the 7:30 show. Enjoy the veal!
Sorry, being a member of Congress doesn’t entitle you to impromptu visits to prisons. Though, I would pay money to hear Louie Gohmert try and justify visiting Groom Lake to go see the aliens.
Is this cancel culture?
‘COVID Theater’. Marco Rubio tried to dunk on Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, but turns out he (or his comms staff) didn’t realize that Austin was just following local protocol.
Yes, there were guns at the 1/6 insurrection.
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