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‘There’s something called human decency’: Angela Rye laughs off GOPer’s defense of Trump’s Boy Scout speech

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A long-time South Carolina Republican politician was lectured on civics and human decency for trying to defend President Donald Trump.

Former South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer got more than he bargained for when he tried to defend President Donald Trump’s speech to the Boy Scout of America Jamboree on CNN’s “The Lead” with Jake Tapper.

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“There is still something called human decency, and regardless of your political leanings, regardless of what party you vote — and again, these are not voting people, to Kake’s point in his rundown of this particular speech — this was inappropriate,” CNN political analyst Angela Rye concluded. “I think the first rule in public speaking is to know your audience, and I think either he’s delusional or he just doesn’t care, but this was not an appropriate speech.”

“Normally I can trust you to come through with one good polished moment, and I think you have to be honest and say this is not okay,” Rye said.

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Lady Antebellum changed their name for racial sensitivity — now they’re suing the Black singer who already used their new name

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In June, as the national conversation about racial justice in the wake of the George Floyd killing pushed many groups and organizations to examine the racial connotations of their brands, the country music group Lady Antebellum announced they were changing their name to "Lady A" to remove reference to the slavery period of Southern history.

There was just one problem: an African-American blues singer in Seattle, Anita White, already went by that name. Now, according to Pitchfork, the band is going to court for the right to use the trademark.

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American Airlines ordered passengers to stop social distancing — because they hadn’t paid for exit seats

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On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that the flight crew on an American Airlines trip ordered two passengers to stop social distancing and move back to their seats.

The reason? The empty row they moved into cost slightly more.

"On a June 30 flight on American Airlines from Dallas to Newark, Joy Gonzalez, an aviation engineer based in Seattle, found herself seated at a window with two older passengers beside her in the middle and aisle seats," reported Elaine Glusac. "In order to gain more social distance, she and the aisle passenger both moved to seats behind them where two rows were empty. But before takeoff, a flight attendant ordered them back to their assigned seats, telling them they had not paid for those exit row seats, which are more expensive."

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Joe Shapiro’s wife disputes Mary Trump’s claim her husband took SATs for Trump

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Mary Trump's upcoming tell-all book alleges that President Donald Trump's sister did his homework and friend and fellow University of Pennsylvania graduate, Joe Shapiro, took his SATs for him.

ABC News reported Wednesday that Pam Shriver, Shapiro's widow, said that he would never have done something like that.

"He always did the right thing, and that's why this hurts," said Shriver.

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