Tribute Post to Mitch McConnell's Patio

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

Cry time comes a day early.

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

  • Mitch McConnell “tripped at home on his outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder,” according to spokesman David Popp. [New York Times]
  • Please take a moment to reflect on Mitch McConnell’s patio:
Illustration for article titled Tribute Post to Mitch McConnells Patio
Screenshot: YouTube
  • Betsy DeVos is getting sued over for-profit student debt relief. [Huffington Post]
  • A smart piece about the ways that mainstream publications and grossly overpaid opinion writers like Bret Stephens of the New York Times actively promote white nationalism. [Slate]
  • New Zealand is updating its abortion laws to be less punitive, but will continue to enforce a cut-off that requires patients to clear an additional legal hurdle if seeking the procedure at 20 weeks. Reproductive health advocates called it a “mixed bag,” which it is. [Reuters]
  • My condolences to the stocks. [NY1]
  • Former President Barack Obama released a long statement on gun violence and white supremacy:

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


This has been Barf Bag.

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We cannot let those killed in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, die in vain.

No instead we should use their deaths to push our anti immigration agenda. What a great way to honor and remember them.....