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Down goes Palin: Sarah gets dumped by Fox News — again

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Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is out of a job at Fox News for the second time.

Politico reported on Tuesday that Fox News declined to renew the former Alaska governor’s contract, and that the “network had amicably parted ways.”

As of June 1, Palin was no longer an employee at Fox News, a network spokesperson said.

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According to Politico, Palin was expected to make guest appearances on Fox News from time to time.

Following her failed 2008 vice presidential bid, Palin became a go-to pundit at Fox News. The network went so far as to install a studio in her home.

But she has also locked horns with other networked personalities. Most recently, she indirectly accused Fox News host Megyn Kelly of re-victimizing Jill and Jess Duggar, who had been molested by their brother.

In 2011, Fox News chief Roger Ailes explained why he put Palin on his payroll in the first place.

“I hired Sarah Palin because she was hot and got ratings,” he said.

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MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace chuckles after Times reporter explains why Trump has no hope of pivoting to an empathetic campaign

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MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace struggled to stifle a chuckle in a conversation about President Donald Trump's struggle to run a campaign that can contend with most Americans' needs in a horrific pandemic.

"I think to Nick [Confessore's] point earlier, there should be a sense of nervousness in Trump's camp," began Democratic strategist Basil Smikle. "You don't see -- you talked about enablers. You don't see Republicans engaged in their behavior with respect to the president at this juncture. You're starting to see them not nationalize he's the president of the United States. They should be more allied with him, but instead, they're focused on local campaigns. The president has lost several cases at the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act case notwithstanding. There's a lot of things they should be rallying around, but they can't."

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Here’s how bad things are for Trump after the Supreme Court ruling: columnist

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In a piece for Vanity Fair, columnist Eric Lutz addressed the degree to which President Donald Trump is in trouble after the ruling by the Supreme Court on his financial records.

Trump has spent the better part of four years fighting any transparency about his finances and taxes, which many have suspected might reveal illegal activity.

"He's not going to release his tax returns," said senior adviser Kellyanne Conway in 2017. "We litigated this all through the election. People didn't care."

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Trump gets advice from golfing buddies and right-wing Twitter as America faces a ‘crisis of truth’: op-ed

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Writing in the Washington Post this Thursday, columnist Michael Gerson contends that President Trump is running the country through the prism of the "right-wing information bubble."

"Trump is not only using this right-wing information bubble to exploit his supporters," Gerson writes. "He also seems, increasingly, to have taken up residence there. As his failures have multiplied, his hold on political reality has loosened. Trump has become our boy in the bubble, with an intellectual immune system too weak for him to survive exposure to reality."

All sources of dissent and critical thinking have been removed systematically removed from his administration -- — posts formerly held by Rex Tillerson, James Mattis and Dan Coats, have now been replaced by sycophants, according to Gerson.

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