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Stephen Colbert rips Fox News for pretending to care about border kids

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On last night’s episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert addressed the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border.

“I come to you with a heavy heart and bloated liver,” he began, “because I’ve been drinking a lot thinking about this wave of unaccompanied minors flooding into America, fleeing Guatemala, Honduras, and I believe, El Diablo.”

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“This is a clear humanitarian crisis, and I want to be clear about something — I am a human. I’m not a monster. I care for these kids so very publicly.”

Colbert then cut a montage of Fox News personalities professing their affection for these immigrant children, including Laura Ingraham, who said, “I love the Latin American people.”

“I, too, have a deep love for the Latin American people,” Colbert replied. “These kids just aren’t invading our country, they’re invading in here,” he said, pointing at his heart.

“With our hearts full of love for the Latin American people,” he continued, “it’s clear what we must do.”

“It’s time to start deporting people,” Ingraham says in another clip. “Not by the hundreds, not by the dozens, not by the tens, but by the thousands.”

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“It’s a tough love,” Colbert replied, “or a very soft hate. But remember the old saying: ‘If you love something, let it go. If it comes back, send heavily armed troops to scare it away.'”

Later, Colbert cut to Fox News discussing the “luxury resort” in Texas to which the Obama administration is sending some of these of these children. “It’s got three pools, a tennis court, jacuzzi, wifi,” one anchor said, before asking, “is that an appropriate proposal to try and house some of these kids?”

“No!” Colbert responded. “Let’s agree not to pay for Pablo’s continental breakfast!” He then began to read actual reviews of the “resort” from TripAdvisor. “Terrible hotel,” one reviewer wrote, adding “mold and musty, sunken couch…broken handle on shower…stained sheets.” Another declared, “this is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in.”

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Watch the entire July 17, 2014 episode of The Colbert Report below.

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The View’s Meghan McCain turns on Fauci after blaming him for resurgence of COVID-19 — then gets schooled by Whoopi Goldberg

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"The View's" Meghan McCain confessed that she has "turned" on Dr. Anthony Fauci.

During Thursday's show, the co-hosts addressed the new InStyle profile on Fauci, who has been barred from appearing on TV. Joy Behar loved the photo because it showed off his Italian heritage and how tough he is.

"I thank god every day that there are some adults left who are looking out for us," she said. "So, I thank Fauci. I thank even Mitt Romney for standing up when every coward in that Republican leadership has said nothing. Radio silence about every sin committed by [Trump]. I thank Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. I'm so happy there are a few adults left, and Fauci is one of them, and I want him to speak out more. Let's not -- this is worth repeating: Are you going to trust an ivy league educated epidemiologist like Fauci or somebody who tells you to drink bleach and face the sunlight to kill the virus? I mean, really."

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Trump ‘knows he’s losing’ – but can’t entirely fire Brad Parscale because ‘he knows too much’: report

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President Trump demoted his campaign manager Brad Parscale as new polling shows him losing in five swing states. According to an analysis from Axios, it's a significant development because it signifies that Trump knows that he's losing.

Parscale played a large role in Trump's 2016 win as the architect of his digital strategy. According to Axios' report, there's a reason that Parscale will remain on Team Trump despite his demotion.

"Trump really can't fire Brad: He knows too much, and he built the digital infrastructure the campaign relies on," Axios states.

As Axios points out, Bill Stepien, a Trump loyalist and longtime GOP operative, will be taking Parscale's place. "Stepien worked on Trump's 2016 campaign, then was White House political director before moving to the campaign."

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Anti-maskers bombard Marco Rubio with rage after he debunks their conspiracy theories

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Thursday did his best to debunk false claims about face masks being made by conspiracy theorists -- but he wound up getting bombarded by angry anti-maskers anyway.

In a tweet posted in the morning, Rubio declared that "mask wearing isn’t some novel idea they came up with to control us," referring to a popular refrain among conspiracy theorists that masks are the New World Order's way of asserting dominance over a pliant population.

He went on to say that "surgeons, nurses and dentists have used them forever to protect patients and themselves," and then asked his followers rhetorically, "If it doesn’t work, what’s the harm?" and "And if it has a 10% chance of getting us back to school,sports and life why not do it?"

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