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

Can you imagine feeling good today?

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

  • Bart O’Kavanaugh has hired all women law clerks, becoming the second sitting justice to have been publicly accused of sexual misconduct, and the first justice to have an all-woman staff. Uh, congrats? [Washington Post]
  • A former Yale Law School Dean speaks out against Kavanaugh. [Politico]
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham continues to show the utmost respect for sexual assault survivors, saying Kavanaugh was treated like a “slut whore drunk” by the Senate Judiciary Committee, while Ford was treated with respect. Simply astounding. [NBC News]
  • Barbara Bush, the daughter of George W. Bush, is married. [People]
  • Democrats have a narrow chance of winning House races in 69 battleground districts, many which voted Republican in 2016. [Washington Post]
  • At the gym, New York City residents confront Mayor Bill de Blasio about combatting homelessness. [ABC News]
  • If you see these signs, take them down! [Twitter/Brownandbella]
  • Pittsburgh decriminalized pot, but black people are still being disproportionately charged with possession of weed. [The Appeal]
  • Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks has floated her way to head of PR at Fox. [CNN]
  • The right-wing frontrunner for Brazil’s upcoming presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, is terrifying. [The Guardian]
  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job. [Politico]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


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Prachi Gupta is a senior reporter at Jezebel.

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