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Jeb Can’t Fix It: Bush’s campaign reboot flops as Twitter demolishes his dopey new slogan

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A week after faltering GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush ran home to Texas to meet with his family and stop his campaign’s financial bleeding, the former Florida governor launched a reboot of his drive for the nomination with the slogan “Jeb can fix it.”

At a  scheduled rally in Tampa, Bush announced what he hopes a campaign tour that he believes will help stop his precipitous fall in the polls that has seen him go from front-runner turn to also-ran.

Bush hinted at the change in direction in his campaign on Sunday, saying he has the leadership qualities to fix what is wrong with America. However, with commentators and strategists saying Bush could be out of the race within 30 days, Twitter commenters were quick to ask what exactly Jeb will “fix”: the country and his own collapsing campaign.

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BUSTED: CNN’s panel of women defending Trump’s racism were literally the ‘Trumpettes’

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CNN aired a panel that featured “Republican women” defending President Trump’s racist tweets, but failed to mention that they were actually part of a pro-Trump group whose members the network had interviewed in the past.

This article originally appeared at Salon.

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Ben Carson is Donald Trump’s faulty human shield against accusations of racism

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Ben Carson is back in the news — after another long absence — because Donald Trump has once again been accused of racism.

This article originally appeared at Salon.

The secretary of Housing and Urban Development is the only African-American member of the president’s Cabinet, and is often trotted out to clean up after Trump makes a mess too obviously problematic for the media to ignore. While Trump has tried to spin his recent racist attacks on four progressive freshman congresswomen as a strategic maneuver meant to manipulate Democratic infighting to his advantage, Carson's re-emergence from his stupor should be a clear indication that the president’s team recognizes the damage that can be caused by his unforced errors.

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An illegal trend could be emerging after Trump let Kellyanne Conway off the hook for breaking federal law

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Federal workplaces are supposed to be free of politics, but a Trump administration appointee used a government forum Wednesday to express support for the president’s reelection.

At a conference on religious freedom hosted by the State Department, an official told the crowd of several hundred people that “hopefully he will be reelected,” referring to President Donald Trump.

It’s illegal for federal employees to engage in political activities while they are on the job.

“It’s a violation of the Hatch Act for a federal official, to say in her official capacity, to hope that the president will be reelected,” said Kathleen Clark, an expert on legal ethics at the Washington University in St. Louis.

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