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Pete Buttigieg Backs Down After Defending Use of the Word ‘Pharisee’ to Describe Mike Pence

Mayor Pete Buttigieg will stop calling Vice President Mike Pence and other Republican evangelicals “Pharisees” after Jewish critics expressed concern about using the word. Communications adviser Lis Smith announced on Twitter that the campaign would change their approach. “We appreciate the people who have reached out to educate us on this,” she wrote. “While intended to highlight political hypocrisy, we listened and learned and won’t be using it going forward.” We appreciate the people who have reached out to educate us on this. While intended to highlight political hypocrisy, we…

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Donald Trump Mocks New York Times for Hiding Obama Lawyer Indictment

President Donald Trump ridiculed the New York Times on Friday for hiding the news that a White House lawyer during former President Barack Obama’s administration was indicted. “President Obama’s top White House lawyer, Gregory B. Craig, was indicted yesterday on very serious charges,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “This is a really big story, but the Fake News New York Times didn’t even put it on page one, rather page 16.” Craig was charged Thursday for lying to the Justice Department about work he performed for the Ukrainian government and failed…

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Virgil: Jeff Bezos Escalates His Fight Against Trump and the Saudis

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post, is escalating his fight against whoever leaked his embarrassing texts and photos that the National Enquirer ran in January. The March 30 headline in The Daily Beast laid it out: Bezos Investigation Finds the Saudis Obtained His Private Data.” Strictly speaking, the article was authored by Bezos’ security consultant, Gavin De Becker, and yet it’s evident that he is doing exactly what Bezos wants. So it’s best to cue up the dramatic James Bond-type music, because Ernst Blofeld—oops, I mean, Jeff Bezos—is on…

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