CEO of Trump-Linked Data Firm Sure Sounds Like a Monstrously Bad Person

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

Have you guys heard of the classic television program Sex in the City?

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

  • A Channel 4 investigation found that Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica works to influence elections around the world using bribes and Ukrainian sex workers. It is a doozy! [Channel 4]
  • Always nice to receive news that Trump is hiring another paranoid maniac. [New York Times]
  • In a win for Democrats hoping to take back the House, the Supreme Court struck down a last-ditch request from Pennsylvania Republicans to keep the state insanely gerrymandered. [AP]
  • Michael Flynn sure had a lot of weird business entanglements, huh! [Bloomberg]
  • The ACLU is calling Trump White House staffers’ reported nondisclosure agreements “unconstitutional and unenforceable.” [The Hill]
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Here are some tweets the President was allowed to publish:

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Ellie is a freelance writer and former senior writer at Jezebel. She is pursuing a master's degree in science journalism at Columbia University in the fall.

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shortpaleandadequate
ShortPale&Adequate

When Daughter was about 4, she pushed Son (2) down. I came running from the kitchen to see why he was crying, and she started dancing and singing really loudly in an attempt to distract me from the person who had cause to point the finger at her.

Dunno why I just thought of that, though. I mean, I’m sure it’s not related.