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‘Manafort overboard’: Internet laughs its ass off as second Trump campaign head crashes and burns

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With only 80 days before American voters go to the pols to select the next president of the United States, the campaign of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has shed its second campaign head with Paul Manafort stepping down on Friday.

Manafort’s resignation comes almost exactly two months to the day after former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was fired by the unpredictable Trump whose campaign seems to be reeling from day to day, pausing to briefly pivot, before stumbling away again.

It is entirely possible that Manafort’s departure was a foregone conclusion after Trump brought Breitbart head Steve Bannon on this week as the campaign’s CEO, which led to Trump surrogates fanning out to the cable shows declaring there is no shake-up in Trumpland.

Manafort’s leaving — particularly in light of revelations to his long-standing relationship with Russian hardliners — naturally led Twitter users to chortle over a campaign that, as one person stated: “Can’t stop stepping on its own dick.”

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John Bolton just got put in his place: report

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National Security Adviser John Bolton has wanted a war with Iran since long before many Americans were even born. But according to The Daily Beast, he might be losing the internal battle to go to war.

After the Pentagon announced that they had "evidence" that Iran attacked an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman, political analysts began to speculate it would be used as a justification for war with Iran. But apparently, Trump realized the Middle East saber-rattling doesn't play well in Middle America.

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Illinois cops arrest man for being hospitalized while black

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On Monday, Freeport, Illinois resident Shaquille Dukes was arrested outside of FHN Memorial Hospital with an IV attached to his arm.

The reason? A security guard accused him of "trying to leave the hospital to sell the IV equipment on eBay."

Dukes, who is African-American, has filed a racial profiling complaint with the city, insisting that this would never have happened to a white hospital patient. "I'm not just going to sit here and be complacent about what I know is an illegality," he told the Journal Standard.

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‘A wild, disgusting, ugly ride’: MSNBC analyst warns 2020 will be ‘desperate’ Trump running to avoid arrest

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During a panel discussion with political pundits, MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace warned that we're about to enter one of worst campaigns of our lives.

Washington Post reporter Phil Rucker noted that President Donald Trump's Orlando kickoff was essentially a repeat of his 2016 kickoff, with the same policies and same promises.

"It felt like déjà vu for both of us who covered the 2016 campaign because it was the same 'populist' messages, same grievances, same lines, even and the same response with the same crowd. And the same logo," Rucker said.

But it was MoveOn communications chief Karine Jean-Pierre that warned of a horrific election season as Trump runs a race not only for his presidency but for his life.

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