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Bush speechwriter: Republicans ‘work for Fox’

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Conservative columnist and former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum made waves earlier this week when he announced that the Democrats’ passage of health reform amounts to the GOP’s “Waterloo.”

On ABC’s Nightline Monday night, Frum showed that he is clearly not happy with the direction that American conservatism — at least as embodied in the Republican Party — has taken.

“Republicans originally thought that Fox worked for us and now we’re discovering we work for Fox,” Frum told ABC’s Terry Moran. “And this balance here has been completely reversed. The thing that sustains a strong Fox network is the thing that undermines a strong Republican party.”

Frum laid the blame for the anger of anti-health reform protesters not with the GOP, but with talk radio and Fox News, which he said was the “real leadership” in setting the terms of the political debate on health care.

“The anger trapped the [Republican] leadership,” Frum said, and “the leadership discovered they have no room to maneuver as a result of the anger.”

Frum’s view of the GOP’s electoral prospects seemed dim. “Nobody ever won an election by spitting on his political opponents,” he said, evidently referring to the incident this past weekend when anti-health reform protesters spat on Democratic Rep. Emanuel Cleaver.

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The following video was broadcast on ABC’s Nightline, Monday March 22, 2009, and uploaded to the Web by MediaMatters.

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John Oliver perfectly explains the Mueller report in a way all Americans can understand

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The overwhelming majority of Americans have not read the 400-plus-page report from special counsel Robert Mueller.

As it stands, it's unclear how many elected officials have either. It's become a problem for Democrats, who would like to impeach the president but can't get the American people to pay attention long enough.

"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver has a solution. In his Sunday show, Oliver outlined a vital piece of the report that outlined just one of many obstructions of justice at the hand of President Donald Trump.

After he outlined what impeachment is, he showed Trump talking about the law that claims it's for "high crimes and misdemeanors." According to Trump, he has to be accused of both because it says "and." An annoyed Oliver corrected the president's incorrect assessment.

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John Oliver unleashes epic supercut of Fox News host who can’t stop bragging about learning German in high school

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Fox News host Brian Kilmeade took German as his foreign language in high school. If you didn't know that, then you likely don't watch Fox News, because the host has made a claim several dozen times.

HBO host John Oliver spent a few moments out of his Sunday episode of "Last Week Tonight" to mock Kilmeade for his desire to remind people of his three years of classes frequently.

Kilmeade has talked about it so many times that his co-hosts began preempting his comment every time the country of Germany is mentioned, or the German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears on the screen.

Watch the hilarious mockery below:

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Trump thinks he can create his own healthcare law that will take the issue off the table for Democrats

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One of the significant issues Republicans lost on in 2018 was their nearly decade-long crusade to unmake the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

This week Trump will announce that he's running for president again, and he promises a surprise announcement while there. While it's unclear what he intends for the surprise, one thing he is talking about is a better healthcare law than the Democratic one.

According to The New York Times, Trump is "vowing to issue the plan within a month or two, reviving a campaign promise with broad consequences for next year’s contest."

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