Awkward Time For Mitt Romney to Compare His Wife to Daenerys Targaryen, Really

Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

I regret to inform you that Ann Romney is the true and only Mother of Dragons:

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Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Another white guy has entered the 2020 presidential race: the Democratic governor of Montana, Steve Bullock. [Atlantic]
  • If elected president, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she would nominate a former public school teacher to lead the Department of Education. [CNN]
  • Starting in 2030, the Trump Organization could face $2.1 million in fines, per year, if it fails to comply with New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions regulations. [Guardian]
  • Cory Booker is very cool with letting Facebook, Google, and Amazon remain big and untouchable and totally destructive! [Politico]
  • Omarosa accuses Trump of pay discrimination, and I’m not at all shocked. [Daily Beast]
  • A graduating high school teen put a QR code on her cap that, when scanned, will send people to a list of school shooting victims. [BuzzFeed]
  • Rural hospitals are fighting for their lives. [Washington Post]
  • Trump voters sorta kinda like progressive policies? Almost like it’s not about the actual proposals. [Axios]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:

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