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Jimmy Kimmel on Trumps op-ed: He was in the fake news

November 8, 2018

Late-night hosts discussed the presidents article for USA Today and the hotly contested race for governor of Georgia Late-night hosts took aim at Donald Trumps much criticised op-ed for USA Today, referring to it as fake news. Jimmy Kimmel On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host spoke about the article, UN ambassador, Nikki Haley, Fallon showed […]

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Trump sees only his own victimhood as he apologises to Kavanaugh | Gaby Hinsliff

November 7, 2018

Everyone identifies with someone in this story, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff Oh, the gall of it. The sheer, unmitigated gall of it. For a moment, as Donald Trump spoke of the Dr Christine Blasey Ford. If nothing else, perhaps the president might condemn the death threats that have made it impossible for her to […]

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We revile sexual violence but misogynistic populists thrive around the world | Anne McElvoy

November 5, 2018

The peace prize was well deserved. Yet the language of too many political leaders seems driven by the compulsion to demean women The Nobel peace prize often gets it wrong, routinely crowning approved individuals or supranational institutions such as the EU and UN, usually on the eve of them making a prizewinning Horlicks of their […]

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How Trump created a new American flag with an added Russian twist

September 4, 2018

The US president coloured in a drawing of the stars and stripes with children at a hospital in Ohio, and made one distinctive change to its colour scheme Name: The Trump flag. Age: Three days old. Appearance: Blue canton, white stars, 13 alternating red, white and blue stripes. Red, white and blue stripes? Yes sir. […]

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I, Donald Trump, look forward to not meeting anyone in Britain, England

August 3, 2018

British people like me a lot. The police build barriers to stop me getting mobbed Id like to start by thanking myself bigly for finding the time to talk to you at this press conference. As many of you will know, the president of the United States of America is a very busy man. Possibly […]

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Trump protests: tens of thousands take to streets across UK

July 27, 2018

Baby blimp flies high as Jeremy Corbyn and Nick Clegg join those opposing presidents trip Tens of thousands of people poured through the centres of London, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast on Friday, united in their rejection of the visit to Britain of the US president, Donald Trump, who admitted the protests had made him feel […]

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An image of Putin and Trump kissing isnt funny. Its homophobic | Lee Hurley

July 26, 2018

This joke sends the message that being gay is something to be ashamed of, with horrible effects for actual queer people, says transgender writer Lee Hurley With both eyes closed and one hand gently caressing the face of Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump leans in for a passionate kiss with the object of his obsessive affections. […]

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The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump

July 20, 2018

Truth decay has been spreading for decades. How can we stop alternative facts from bringing down democracy, asks Michiko Kakutani Two of the most monstrous regimes in human history came to power in the 20th century, and both were predicated on the violation and despoiling of truth, on the knowledge that cynicism and weariness and […]

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Sanders uses Bible to defend Trump’s separation of children from families at border

July 11, 2018

Press secretary rejects criticism of Jeff Sessions citing Romans 13 to justify policy and says it is very biblical to enforce the law Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, invoked the Bible to defend the Trump administrations immigration policy of separating mothers from their children. She was speaking at Thursdays White House briefing, in […]

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Hillary Clinton: ‘What is more uncivil than taking children away?’

July 10, 2018

She has made peace with losing the election but not with Donald Trump. Now she is fighting to undo the damage of the presidents child-separation policy and has no time for debates over civility When Hillary Clinton made her first public appearance after losing the 2016 election, it was her admission that she had felt […]

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